M25 in Surrey repaired after lorry blaze

Lorry fire The fire destroyed the lorry and also set light to the motorway's side barrier

Repairs have been carried out on a section of the M25 in Surrey after a heavy goods vehicle caught fire.

Three of the five lanes had to be closed between junctions 13 and 12 (for Staines/Egham and the M3) after the fire broke out on Friday afternoon.

The Thorpe bypass was also closed as a precaution and motorists in the area faced delays of up to three hours.

No-one was injured in the blaze, which was so fierce that it ignited the motorway's side barrier.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Surrey

Weather

Guildford

14 °C 7 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.