Motorhome on fire - M1 - Update - Mt Colah

Published: 30 Dec 2021 11:35am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are at the scene of a motorhome on fire on the M1 freeway in Sydney's north.

Emergency services arrived just after 11.30am and discovered the vehicle well alight and billowing thick, black smoke in the middle of the north-bound lanes, about a kilometre north of Ku-ring-gai Chase Road at Mt Colah.

Flames spread to a nearby embankment.

A 60-year-old man, one of two occupants who escaped the blaze, was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

The campervan was towing a small car.

Two FRNSW trucks and four RFS tankers remain at the scene where the fire has been contained.

The fire blocked traffic travelling in both directions but authorities expect to reopen some lanes shortly.

Updated: 25 Oct 2022 01:11pm

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