M25 live updates as vehicle fire near Swanley causes heavy traffic and long delays

Motorists on the M25 are facing delays this morning after a fire blocked the road. Traffic stopped clockwise due to fire at J3 M20 (Swanley Interchange)

There is congestion at the J2 A2 Darenth junction. The incident happened just before 7.45am. Traffic is still joining from J3.

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Welcome to our live blog

Good morning, welcome to our live blog on the M25 following a vehicle fire.

This traffic map shows the situation on the M25 clockwise near Swanley.

Map showing traffic on the M25 near Swanley(Image: Google Maps)

The M25 is still blocked and there are long delays. There is congestion at J1a Bridge QE2. Lane 3 (of 3) is also closed on the counter-clockwise carriageway in J3. Long delays remain on approach.

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