Car destroyed after catching fire on M66 near Ramsbottom

Bury Times: The car on fire on the M66 The car on fire on the M66

A car caught fire on the M66 after an electrical fault this morning.

Firefighters from Bury and Ramsbottom attended the incident shortly before 8am on the M66 northbound between junction one at Ramsbottom and junction two at Bury.

The driver of the car was unhurt, but the car was destroyed.

One lane of the motorway had been closed but has now been reopened, and traffic is now easing.

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12:12pm Tue 21 Jan 14

buckfeed17 says...

RIP MR2, you were no doubt beautiful and now in a better place. I hope you weren't an imported Turbo as that would be the ultimate loss.
RIP MR2, you were no doubt beautiful and now in a better place. I hope you weren't an imported Turbo as that would be the ultimate loss. buckfeed17
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