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Update: Lanes reopen after M62 tanker fire

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Two lanes on the westbound section near J25 Brighouse have reopened following a tanker fire.

Police, firefighters and highway officers were called to the scene as congestion built up at Hartshead Moor.

Fortunately, the fire was contained in the cab which prevented a much more serious incident.

PC Cameron Buchan said firefighters had praised the actions of the driver who did everything expected of him in the circumstances.

 
 
 

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