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Friday, 16 June 2017

Thursday 15th June 2017

A1(m) at Ferrybridge fire crews responded to an incident involving an HGV and trailer carrying 20 tonnes of baled paper or cardboard. The fire occurred after the vehicle struck the nearside barriers on the southbound carriageway at around 5:35pm, coming to rest on the hard shoulder.



Crews used 2 Large jets with water supplied from a nearby hydrant, 4 pumps attended from Castleford, Pontefract, Normanton and Cleckheaton along with a senior advisor.



The motorway was closed for a time whilst the incident was dealt with causing delays on surrounding routes.


There has been no indication as to there being any casualties at the incident, however the Yorkshire Air Ambulance did attend the scene.