03:48 - Informative Message - 1 lorry trailer still involved in fire, 2 main jets still in use, all breathing apparatus now withdrawn, specialist chemical appliances not required and have been released from incident.
04:10 - Informative Message - Lorry trailer still involved in fire, dragging out load and damping down using 2 main jets still taking place.
05:17 - Informative Message - Recovery of vehicle now taking place, it is estimated the road will remain closed for approximately the next 4 hours. Highways in attendance.
Further information regarding contents - amongst other things there were 2 x containers within lorry on fire containing a red liquid, although not believed hazardous the incident was treated in such a way as a precautionary measure. Public Statement Issued:
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