Lorry catches fire on tow truck near East Midlands Airport

Leics Police

Emergency services attended the incident on the A453 near to East Midlands Airport.

A lorry caught fire as it was being towed away after a breakdown this afternoon.

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Crouch Recovery was removing the vehicle when it caught fire.

The recovery driver managed to disconnect the lorry from the towing truck.

Leicestershire Roads Police attended to assist.

No-one was injured and no road closures were necessary.

Leics Police