M25 lanes reopen following car fire

Traffic on the M25 by junction three
Drivers were urged to allow extra time for their journeys [National Highways]

All lanes have reopened on a section of the M25 in Kent after being closed because of a car fire.

On Monday morning National Highways said traffic was stopped clockwise within junction three by Swanley.

A lane was also closed on the anti-clockwise carriageway nearby.

A National Highways spokesperson had warned drivers of long delays.

Kent Police said officers were called to the incident at 07:34 BST. No injuries were reported.

Two fire crews were also called to the scene, Kent Fire and Rescue Service said.

National Highways confirmed that the scene was clear and all lanes had reopened in both directions just after 09:00.

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