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3:15 PM

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Milton Keynes

3:15 PM, Sunday 1 May, 2022

Fires in the open

Land adjacent to M1, between Junction 14 and Junction 13, Ridgmont, Milton Keynes

One appliance and crew from Broughton, one from Newport Pagnell, one from West Ashland and one from Bedfordshire attended, along with one officer.

Smoke from the four fires was travelling across the M1 motorway. Highways England closed one lane of the motorway.

The firefighters used:

  • Two hose reel jets
  • Haydrags
  • A fog spike
  • Water backpacks
  • An LGV platform
  • Small gear
  • A short extension ladder
  • Firefighter lines