Crews tackle M6 toll fire

Two firefighters carrying a ladder

Crews tackle M6 toll fire

Fire crews have tackled a fire on a grass embankment along the M6 toll road. 

Firefighters were called at 2.34pm on Thursday (4 August) to the M6 toll southbound, on the slip road of T3, following reports of a grass embankment fire.

Crews from Lichfield, Tamworth and Erdington attended along with a water carrier from Cannock.

Upon arrival, crews found a 100 metre by 50 metre area of the embankment well-alight.

No one was reported injured.

Highways attended and closed lane one.

Crews used two hose reel jet and beaters to extinguish the fire.

Crews left the scene at 3.45pm