Fire crews tackle M6 lorry blaze

Traffic has been ‘temporarily stopped’ due to a truck fire on the M6. And a photograph from the scene of the incident – which is on the northbound between junctions 20 and 21 – shows thick smoke billowing across the carriageway. Traffic cops and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has been called to the scene.

National Highways says traffic on the northbound carriageway has been stopped while the incident is dealt with. We will bring you all the latest updates on this breaking news story as we get them. You can follow us on Twitter here

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