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Dramatic photos show extent of damage after M25 lorry fire



Credit: Salfords Fire Station @SalfordsFire999

There are still miles of queueing traffic on the M25 clockwise backing up from Jnc 6 after an overturned lorry caught fire this afternoon.

Dramatic photos taken by Salfords Fire Crew show the extent of the damage and the disruption caused after an incident involving a lorry on the M25.

Credit: Salfords Fire Station @SalfordsFire999

The incident happened on the clockwise carriageway between Jnc 6 and 7.

Photos from the scene taken by crew from Salfords Fire Station show the extent of debris that has come after the crews extinguished the fire.

The M25 was closed between Jnc 6 and 7 in both directions for most of the afternoon after the accident occured shortly after lunchtime.

The M25 was deserted as fire crews dealt with the fire. Credit: Salfords Fire Station @SalfordsFire999

Fire crews from Surrey, London, Kent and East Sussex were call to attend along with police and the highways agency.

At around 15:45 the anti-clockwise carriageway was reopened but the clockwise one remain closed.


Multiple Fire Crews deal with two fires at Queensway car park in Crawley



Fire crews from Crawley and Turners Hill were called upon on Saturday (7th Nov) at 8.33pm after two fires were discovered at a car park in Crawley Town centre.

The fires were discovered in the stair well of the car park, but due to there being more than one, multiple crews were called upon to handle the situation.

Passerby say they witnessed a large emergency service presence which included police and even ambulances, but a spokesperson for the fire service said that no-one had been injured.

Crews had to use breathing apparatus to deal with the fires which were extinguished quickly and the crews were able to leave the scene at 9.54pm.

The cause of the fires has not yet been released and the damage to the stairwells has not yet been released.

A West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said:

“We were called to a multi-storey car park in Queensway, Crawley at 8.33pm on Saturday by police.

“Crews dealt with two separate fires in the stairwell of the car park. Crews from Crawley and Turners Hill were in attendance.

“They used breathing apparatus and high-pressure hoses to deal with the fires. We left the scene at 9.54pm.”

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