A car fire is causing traffic delays on the M40 this morning.

Firefighters raced to the scene of the blaze, between junction 6 (Watlington) and junction 5 (Stokenchurch) after receiving 999 calls at around 11am.

Traffic is currently being held across the carriageway and is understood to be causing long delays in the area.

However, Thames Valley Police Roads Policing tweeted to say they hope it will be moving again soon.

Three fire engines and a fire officer were needed to extinguish the blaze.