Mum and baby rescued from Brighouse M62 car blaze

The burnt out car on the M62 where a mum and her baby had to be rescued. (Picture Motorway Bob WYP)
The burnt out car on the M62 where a mum and her baby had to be rescued. (Picture Motorway Bob WYP)

A mum and her baby daughter were rescued by a passer by after their car caught fire on the M62 at Brighouse

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The fire happened this morning on the westbound carriageway on the M62 between junction 25 and 24.

Fire crews were called to the scene to extinguish the blaze as one lane of the motorway was closed.

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It was the first job for roads police officer known as Motorway Bob who captured the picture of the burnt out car.

Commenting on Twitter he said: "First job of the day, protecting the fire service while they deal with a vehicle ablaze on the M62.

"Mother and baby daughter out safe and well. Thanks to the brave and public spirited member of the public who stopped to help."

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