Shocking footage shows lorry engulfed in flames on Scots motorway

THIS is the moment a lorry was engulfed in flames on a busy Scots motorway. Firefighters raced to the blaze on the M74 at junction 4 Maryville this afternoon.

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Emergency services raced to the scene of the blaze this afternoonCredit: The SunShocking footage shows lorry engulfed in flames on Scots motorway

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A video shows huge flames engulfing the lorryCredit: The Sun

Dramatic footage captured from the scene shows a huge fireball erupting from the vehicle as crews battled the flames. There were no reports of any injuries.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were called at around 3:15pm to reports of a lorry on fire at junction 4 Maryville. “Three appliances were sent to the scene including two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera.

Shocking footage shows lorry engulfed in flames on Scots motorwayShocking footage shows lorry engulfed in flames on Scots motorway

“There were no injuries.” A Police Scotland spokesperson added: “Emergency services were in attendance on the M74 southbound at junction 4 following a report of a lorry on fire which was reported to police around 3.15pm.

“No-one is injured and one lane is closed.” Elsewhere, in a separate incident, we told how terrified guests spoke of fire alarm panic at a hotel — five years after a fatal blaze there.

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They claim they were left to fend for themselves after a midnight alert at five-star Cameron House. It comes after Richard Dyson, 38, and partner Simon Midgley, 32, died in a blaze while staying at the retreat, beside Loch Lomond, in 2017. We pay for your stories and videos!

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