Recovery operation underway following lorry fire on Woodhead Pass

A recovery operation is underway this morning following a lorry fire on the Woodhead Pass.

Monday, 5th November 2018, 7:15 am
Updated Monday, 5th November 2018, 7:18 am
A recovery operation is underway following a lorry fire on the Woodhead Pass
A recovery operation is underway following a lorry fire on the Woodhead Pass

The blaze broke out on the A628 between the Flouch roundabout and Dunford Bridge in the early hours.

A recovery operation is underway following a lorry fire on the Woodhead Pass

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The lorry was carrying wood chippings.

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