A vehicle has caught fire on the westbound M4 on Tuesday morning (October 31).

Emergency services are at the scene dealing with the car fire, Highways England has confirmed.

The incident shut all three lanes westbound between junctions 2 for Brentford and junction 3 for Hayes.

There is heavy traffic in the area, with queues reportedly building beyond the Chiswick Flyover. Motorists are being asked to be be patient .

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Large number of calls reported car fire

Here is the story after a car caught fire on the M4 between Brentford and Hayes.

The Bridge said it had received nearly 50 calls reporting the incident.

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/m4-car-fire-motorway-reopens-13834985

Traffic warning remains

Been here before

This isn’t the first fire on the westbound M4 this month.

On October 15 a car caught fire on the westbound carriageway between junction 2 for Brentford and the A4 and junction 3 for the A312. at around 8am.

The road was temporarily shut to allow emergency services access to the vehicle.

(Image: Highways England)

Photo of the damaged car

This photo from Highways England shows the extent of the damage caused to the vehicle

(Image: Highways England)

A look at the traffic

Here’s how the traffic was looking at around 7.15am

All lanes have reopened

Good news.

Queues building

According to Transport for London (TfL), queues are beyond the Chiswick Flyover and onto the A4

Firefighters at the scene

London Fire Brigade told getwestlondon it was called to attend at 6.11am.

It cannot provide further information as the incident is ongoing.

And then all three...

Then two...

First, one lane was closed