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2:49 PM

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2:49 PM, Wednesday 25 January, 2023

Lorry with overheated brakes

M40 northbound, between Junction 2 Beaconsfield and Junction 3 Loudwater.

One appliance and crew from Beaconsfield attended.

The brakes of a lorry had overheated. The firefighters escorted the lorry into the motorway service area where they used one hose reel jet to cool the brakes.

The also used a thermal imaging camera to monitor the temperature of the brakes.