Around 500 litres of diesel has flooded onto the M25 after a fire broke out in a lorry.

The lorry was carrying a generator when the blaze broke out on the anti-clockwise carriageway between junction 16 for the M40 and junction 15 for the M4.

Fire crews from Beaconsfield, Langley and Hillingdon as well as two from Bracknell and two officers dashed to the scene at around 12.15pm today.

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Sadly the lorry was completely destroyed by fire but fortunately no one was injured.

Around 500 litres of diesel and hydraulic oil leaked from the lorry.

Crews used two hose reels, six sets of breathing apparatus and foam to tackle the blaze.

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The motorway is still shut because of the fire and spill, causing at least 60 minute delays and around five miles of congestion.

Road users are advised to to leave M25 at J15 exit slip and join the M4 eastbound towards Slough. Exit M4 at J4 and at the roundabout take the third exit back onto M4 westbound and rejoin M25 at J15 anti-clockwise.