Date: 11th January, 2018
Description: One pump from Chippenham, two pumps from Bath, one pump from Yate and a water carrier from Royal Wootton Bassett attended a report of a large vehicle on fire on the M4 Eastbound between Junction 17 and 18. On arrival crew found one large goods vehicle with a tractor unit well alight. Two breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets were used to extinguish the fire. The trailer unit was detached and not involved but unfortunately the tractor unit was destroyed by fire. Crews remained on scene to make the area safe. Highways were also in attendance.
Location: M4, Chippenham SN14, UK