The M6 in Staffordshire has reopened after it was shut earlier due to a lorry fire.
The northbound carriageway was closed at 3.30am between junctions 14 and 16.
There are major tailbacks in the area.
Motorists are being urged to find alternative routes.
Fire crews working hard to extinguish the fire which is deep seated in the trailer. M6 still closed and will be for some time. Digger on the way to assist removing goods from trailer. @HighwaysWMIDS @CMPG pic.twitter.com/5OxUfT8aLV— Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service (@StaffsFire) September 3, 2019
M6 now open with a minor section at one lane. Thank you so much for your patience. The road was closed to allow our Firefighters a safe place to work. Still damping down and awaiting recovery. @HighwaysWMIDS @CMPG pic.twitter.com/iZgPUSpZrz— Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service (@StaffsFire) September 3, 2019