Lorry fire leads to closure of Woodhead Pass this morning

The Woodhead Pass is closed this morning because of a serious lorry fire overnight.

Monday, 5th November 2018, 5:43 am
Updated Monday, 5th November 2018, 5:53 am
A lorry caught fire on the Woodhead Pass this morning

The blaze broke out between the Flouch roundabout and Dunford Bridge in the early hours.

Firefighters dealt with a blaze on the Woodhead Pass this morning

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Highways England said the lorry was carrying wood chippings.

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The blaze is out but the carriageway needs inspected before the road can re-open.

A lorry went up in flames on the Woodhead Pass this morning