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A van has burst right into a horror fireball on the M25 this morning, sparking chaos throughout the rush hour commute.
Site visitors can to cease on the M25 clockwise in Sevenoaks, Kent round 8am this morning after a automobile erupted into flames between Junction 5 and 6.
Emergency companies rushed to the scene and crews extinguished the blaze utilizing hose reel jets and compressed air foam, Kent Hearth & Rescue Service confirmed.
Nobody was injured within the fireplace and the van has been recovered. The Nationwide Highways Service says the street floor did undergo ‘substantial injury’.
The motorway has reopened, however crews stay on the scene and are working to clear the street. Drivers ought to anticipate important delays.
A van has burst right into a horror fireball on the M25 clockwise in Sevenoaks, Kent between junctions 5 and 6 this morning, sparking chaos throughout the rush hour commute
The incident has induced main delays alongside the M25 as site visitors stays congested for six miles in each instructions.
A Nationwide Highways spokesperson stated drivers heading clockwise ought to anticipate delays of as much as 60 minutes. These heading anti-clockwise are battling 45 minute delays.
Authorities anticipate disruptions to proceed for at the least one other hour and have inspired motorists to take different routes.
Lane 1 and a pair of of the M25 might be closed all through the day as emergency companies work the scene. Lane 1, 2, and three might be closed in a single day to be resurfaced.
It is a growing story. Please examine again for updates.