Telford lorry fire caused by overheating brakes

Overheated breaks caused a lorry fire on the outskirts of Telford today.

Telford lorry fire caused by overheating brakes

The blaze broke out on the A5 between Preston and Cluddley just after 8.30am, causing temporary problems for commuters.

Crews from Wellington and Shrewsbury Fire Station were able to extinguish the blaze within 20 minutes.

Officers from the Central Motorways Policing Group were also called to the scene.

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