Traffic has been held on the clockwise carriageway of the M25 while firefighters tackle a car fire.

The car is on the hard shoulder between junction 16 for the M40 and junction 17 for the A412 at Maple Cross.

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Traffic has returned to normal

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue has confirmed that they attended a van on fire on the M25 motorway between Junctions 16 and 17.

Two fire crews, from Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross, responded to the blaze which was reported at around 9.34am.

Traffic has now eased, two hours later after lanes were first closed, while the firefighters dealt with the fire.

All lanes cleared

All the lanes have been cleared on the M25 between Junction 16 and Junction 17 after an earlier vehicle fire.

Long tailbacks

Our traffic system is showing that the delays are now all the way back past Junction 15.

This is a traffic camera picture showing congestion at the junction.

The delays extend to Junction 15 for Heathrow
The delays extend to Junction 15 for Heathrow (Image: Highways England)

End in sight

Highways England is predicting that the conditions will return to normal on the road by 11am.

Heavy delays

According to Highways England there are heavy delays of around 40 minutes between Junction 16 for the M40 and Junction 17 for the A413 Maple Cross

Traffic update

There is still heavy traffic near the scene despite three of the four lanes being open.

Firefighters are continuing to deal with the blaze.

There are long queues, south of Junction 16.

Queuing traffic at Junction 16 while firefighters tackle the car fire
Queuing traffic at Junction 16 while firefighters tackle the car fire (Image: Highways England)

Three lanes cleared

Firefighters have now cleared three lanes but are still on seen dealing with the incident and traffic is queuing.

One lane remains closed.

Traffic was being held

Police held traffic while the firefighters arrived at the scene.

What we know

A vehicle which can be seen in the hard shoulder of the clockwise carriageway of the M25 is on fire.

Firefighters are attending the blaze which is between Junction 16 and Junction 17.

The road is closed to traffic while emergency services deal with the situation.