HGV fire at A38 Ripley

Fire engine
Fire engine

Diesel had to be cleaned from the northbound carriageway of the A38 last night (Thursday, March 19) following a lorry fire.

Crews from Alfreton and Nottingham Road attended the scene near Ripley at 5pm, where they found a HGV well alight.

They used four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and one main line to extinguish the fire.

They left after 6pm.