M5 lanes closed following lorry blaze

The lorry fire on the M5 between Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare. Photo by Lester Solway.

The lorry fire on the M5 between Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare. Photo by Lester Solway. - Credit: Archant

A stretch of the M5 has been partially closed northbound due to a lorry fire this afternoon (Thursday).

The lorry fire on the M5 between Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare. Photo by Lester Solway.

The lorry fire on the M5 between Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare. Photo by Lester Solway. - Credit: Archant

Two lanes of the motorway have been shut from junction 22 for Burnham-on-Sea to junction 21 for Weston-super-Mare following the blaze, and there is currently queuing traffic as a result.

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