Delays on M6 after vehicle fire

Emergency services were called to the scene
Emergency services were called to the scene
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Traffic has been stopped on the southbound M6 following a vehicle fire, say motorway police.

Police and fire services were called to the scene of the fire between Junctions 28 and 27 near Charnock Services at around 11.15am on Monday.

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A spokesman for the police said in a post to Twitter: "Traffic [is] stopped just prior to Charnock Services due to a vehicle fire.

"Fire brigade attending to deal and we'll get you moving as soon as it's safe."

The road reopened at around 12pm.