Dramatic picture reveals fire on motorway near Doncaster

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This was the scene that greeted motorists on the M18 in Doncaster after a lorry caught fire on the carriageway.

Highway England officers had to close lanes while fire crews put the flames out yesterday morning.

The agency revealed more details of the incident this morning and issued the picture, describing the problem as an issue with the brakes.

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The truck was ablaze on the northbound carriageway of the M18 between junction six at Thorne and Moorends and junction seven, Langham at 7am.

The lorry fire on the M18 yesterdayThe lorry fire on the M18 yesterday
The lorry fire on the M18 yesterday

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