Penrith Fire Station were called out to the M6 southbound yesterday afternoon after a van caught alight. 

At around 3pm on Monday June 11, the fire and rescue service were called out to the M6 J41-42 southbound.

On arrival, the team found a van well alight. Two fire fighters quickly got to work with a hose reel jet stopping the fire from spreading into the rear storage area of the van.

Crews were on scene for just over an hour.