Lorry fire on major Sheffield road

A lorry burst into flames on a major road in Sheffield this morning.

Saturday, 11th January 2020, 11:28 am

Sheffield Parkway was closed following the fire this morning, Saturday, January 11.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue was called at 9.57am to reports of an HGV alight near the Handsworth exit.

It sent three fire engines, and the blaze was extinguished at 10.17am.

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Sheffield Parkway

Stagecoach’s X6 Doncaster Airport-Sheffield bus service had to be diverted, but the operator said at 11.15am that the road had reopened and the service was back to normal.