Live M25 Potters Bar traffic updates as car fire shuts part of motorway heading into Hertfordshire

A car fire has shut part of the M25 heading into Hertfordshire.

Two lanes of the motorway are closed on the anticlockwise carriageway between junction 25 for the A10 Great Cambridge Road, Enfield and junction 24 for A111 Stagg Hill, Potters Bar, after all traffic was temporarily held earlier this morning.

Although the flames have now been extinguished, traffic is still slow-moving and there is congestion tailing back to junction 26 for Waltham Abbey.

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There are also queues on the A10 back to Cheshunt and Enfield as well as delays on the clockwise carriageways due to onlookers.

Emergency services are at the scene.

Drivers should avoid the area if possible.

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