Cheltenham and Tewkesbury fire crews tackle M5 Peugot car blaze
A CAR was severely damaged after it caught fire on the M5 this morning between Cheltenham and Tewkesbury.
Firefighters received calls from several members of the public shortly after 11am reporting a vehicle on fire northbound between junctions 10 and junction nine.
A fire engine from Cheltenham West Station in Uckington and another from Tewkesbury Community Fire Station attended the incident.
The car, a Peugot 406, was badly damaged by the fire and the fire crews used one hose reel and two sets of breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames.
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They also washed down the hard shoulder of the motorway which was covered in oil.