Pics: M50 northbound closed after truck catches fire near Blanchardstown
Best avoid the M50 northbound on the way home this evening folks.
Gardai are advising motorists to avoid the M50 northbound this evening after a truck carrying bales of hay caught fire after Junction 6 Blanchardstown this afternoon.
The M50 northbound has been closed while services deal with the truck in question and a number of people in the vicinity have posted pictures of the disruptions caused to traffic on Twitter…
Update on M50: Gardaí advise motorists using M50 Northbound at Junction 6 (Blanchardstown) to use alternative routes. Expect long delays.
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) September 30, 2014
DUB: M50 nbound closed after J6 Blanchardstown as em services deal with a truck on fire. Gardai say avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/zUAwBJ8T7x
— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) September 30, 2014
That's one heck of a pile of hay on fire at the blanch exit of the m50. pic.twitter.com/rECv4dm8h6 — Emma Manley (@emmamanley) September 30, 2014
Some heat off that M50 northbound pic.twitter.com/NUOMGioQdZ — Willie Quaid (@PercSupplies) September 30, 2014
Load of hay bales on fire northbound on m50. Road seems to be closed. AVOID! @TXFMDublin pic.twitter.com/2diTXoXRT0
— Sarah Quigley (@Squigggles) September 30, 2014
Fingers crossed it's dealt with quickly and that everyone present is OK.