Six appliances and crews, and three officers, were on the scene at the height of the fire.
The appliances and crews were from:
- High Wycombe
- Slade Park, Oxford
- Maidenhead (Control Unit)
All carriageways of the motorway were closed while the firefighters established a water shuttle and tackled the fire.
The firefighters used:
- Four sets of breathing apparatus
- Two main jets
- Two hose reel jets
- Small gear
The fire affected the motorway embankment, and a highways sign.
National Highways were also in attendance.