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7:42 PM

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M40 southbound

7:42 PM, Monday 26 April, 2021

Lorry fire on motorway

M40 southbound between junctions 5 (Stokenchurch) and 4 (Handy Cross)

One appliance and crew from High Wycombe, two from Wheatley, one from Watlington and two officers attended. Firefighters used one hose reel, foam, four sets of breathing apparatus and an environmental protection kit.

The lorry was carrying about 8,000 litres of milk, of which about 3,000 litres spilled on to the carriageway.