16:39 Toyota MR2 involved in fire , vehicle is on hard shoulder, 2 breathing apparatus 1 hose reel in use, owner & recovery vehicle in attendance
16:57 STOP - Fire now extinguished, breathing apparatus withdrawn from risk area, crews making up equipment, incident being handed over to the Highways Agency.
Lane 1 Northbound remains closed Public Statement Issued:
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