Emergency services called to fire on A1(M)

Firefighters were called to reports of a vehicle’s brakes on fire on the A1(M) yesterday.

Crews from Richmond, Colburn and Bedale attended the incident on the southbound carriageway near Scotch Corner at about 3.45pm.

The brakes were on a trailer.

The fire was out on firefighters’ arrival.

The crews cooled the brakes using a hose reel.