A VEHICLE was fire on the M6 south in the early hours of this morning, Saturday.

Around 2.30am, firefighters from Knutsford, Lymm and Sandbach attended a maintenance vehicle and found a bin on fire at the back of it.

It took place between junction 18 for Middlewich and Holmes Chapel and junction 19 for Tabley.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to damp down the vehicle and a thermal imaging camera to monitor for fire spread.