Glasgow & West Scotland

Fire crews tackle crane blaze on motorway

Crane fire Image copyright Traffic Scotland

Fire crews have put out a fire on a crane which closed part of the M77 in Glasgow.

The blaze broke out at about 06:30 near Junction 3 of the motorway.

The crane was moved to the hard shoulder and one southbound lane was closed while an oil leak from the fire was dealt with.

Traffic Scotland said the incident had now been cleared and the motorway was fully open.