Published: 14:07, 28 November 2019
| Updated: 17:29, 28 November 2019
The M20 was partially blocked for nearly two and a half hours after a car caught fire near Ashford.
It happened on the London-bound stretch of the M20, between Junction 9 (Ashford) and Junction 8 (Leeds Castle/Maidstone Services).
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Emergency services, including fire crews, attended.
One lane was blocked and traffic was moving slowly while recovery work was carried out.
A spokesman for fire service said: "We were called to a car fire on the M20, between junctions 8 and 9 on the London-bound carriageway.
"One fire engine attended and crews extinguished the blaze. There were no reported casualties."
VIDEO: Traffic brought to a standstill after incident on London-bound M20. Footage: Steve Salter
A police spokesman added: "Kent Police was called at 1.21pm on Thursday 28 November to a report a vehicle had broken down on the M20 Londonbound between junctions 9 and 8.
"The car is reported to have caught alight and the fire was safely extinguished by Kent Fire and Rescue Service.
"Recovery for the vehicle has been arranged."
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