M9 car fire: Firefighters battle vehicle blaze at Falkirk

Firefighters raced to the M9 after a car went on fire near Falkirk.

Friday, 18th February 2022, 5:20 pm
Updated Friday, 18th February 2022, 5:39 pm

The incident happened at around 4.45pm today, with emergency services in attendance.

The fire broke out in a white car between junction four and five on the eastbound side.

A spokesperson for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We are in attendance at a fire on the M9, between junction five and four eastbound.”The call came in at 4.47pm, two crews were sent out and firefighters arrived to find one car well alight.

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The car was well alight by the time firefighters arrived.

“It was extinguished using a hose and breathing apparatus by around 5.08pm.

"One crew remains in attendance.”