M62 photos show damage to car and caravan after fire which caused huge delays near Huddersfield

Photos have emerged of the aftermath of a caravan fire on the M62 which caused congestion for six miles.

Monday, 20th September 2021, 9:23 am
Updated Monday, 20th September 2021, 9:24 am

One lane of the M62 eastbound was closed between J22 and J23, sparking delays of more than 40 minutes.

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Video footage from the scene showed the car and the caravan it was towing ablaze.

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The fire has since been put out by the emergency services, though there are still some delays in the area.

Highways England tweeted at 12.30pm: "Fire has been extinguished and vehicle awaiting recovery.

"All lanes open M62 eastbound between J22 (Denshaw) and J23 (Huddersfield).

"Please allow time for the delays to ease. Approx. 6 miles of congestion remains, add an extra 30 minutes on to your current journey time."

M62 Fire

Photos taken at the scene show the inside of the caravan completely burnt out.

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Burned out wreck of the car on the M62