Crews called to vehicle fire

Falfield Interchange, M5 Northbound

Crews from Patchway and Avonmouth responded to reports of a vehicle fire on the M5 Northbound, Junctons 14-15 at 20:46.

On arrival, crews found a well developed fire involving one vehicle.

Police and Highways colleagues also attended the incident and closed the involved section of motorway.

A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using one high pressure hose reel.

There were no casualties and the incident was left in the hands of Police and Highways colleagues who reopened the motorway after the area was damped down.

The cause is thought to be accidental ignition.