VIDEO: Lorry bursts into flames on main Cumbria road

VIDEO: Lorry bursts into flames on main Cumbria road
 

Motorists using one of Cumbria's busiest roads have faced a day of disruption because of a huge lorry fire.
The HGV burst into flames on the A66 at Whinfell, near Center Parcs, Penrith, last night about 7pm.
The flames rose several feet in the air.
The road was closed for several hours while police, the fire service and highways workers made the area safe.
Crews from Lazonby, Penrith and Appleby attended the scene.
A spokesman from the Lazonby crew said: "Due to the wagon content and wind the fire was extremely intense. Crews brought the fire under control and used specialist foam from... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 39
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