Kirkby Lonsdale and Milnthorpe crews attend motorway wagon fire

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Fire crews from Kirkby Lonsdale and Milnthorpe raced to the M6 after reports a lorry was on fire.

Two appliances attended the incident, reported to Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service at 10.52pm on Thursday.

A tractor unit was disconnected from the vehicle, which was heading north between junctions 36 and 37, and a hose jet used to cool it.

The Highways Agency also attended the incident.