A LORRY containing frozen food caught fire while travelling in Neston.

Emergency services were called at around 5.10pm on Thursday, January 10 to Chester High Road following reports of an articulated lorry trailer well alight.

Three fire engines attended the scene.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire and continued to damp down the trailer.

Around 44 tonnes of smouldering food products were removed from the trailer using a digger.

The lorry was then towed away from the scene.