M25 in Surrey repaired after lorry blaze

Lorry fire
Image caption The fire destroyed the lorry and also set light to the motorway's side barrier

Repairs have been carried out on a section of the M25 in Surrey after a heavy goods vehicle caught fire.

Three of the five lanes had to be closed between junctions 13 and 12 (for Staines/Egham and the M3) after the fire broke out on Friday afternoon.

The Thorpe bypass was also closed as a precaution and motorists in the area faced delays of up to three hours.

No-one was injured in the blaze, which was so fierce that it ignited the motorway's side barrier.

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