Crews called to vehicle fire

Falfield Interchange, M5 Northbound

Crews from Patchway and Avonmouth responded to reports of a vehicle fire on the motorway at 07:50.

On arrival, firefighters found a vehicle well alight.

Wearing breathing apparatus, a firefighter used one high pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire.

Crews also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots.

The incident was passed to Highways Agency colleagues, and the cause is believed to be accidental ignition.