Fire crews using 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus in the open to extinguish the fire.
Highways Agency organising the recovery of the vehicle, driver of the vehicle taken to a place of safety by the Police
One lane of motorway reopened by Police at approx 22:44hrs
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