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M20, Maidstone: Three lanes shut between junction 8 for Maidstone and 9 for Ashford following car fire

A stretch of the M20 has reopened this afternoon after a car and caravan went up in flames on the hard shoulder.

Firefighters have been at the scene between junction 8 for Maidstone and 9 for Ashford of the M20 coast-bound.

The car and caravan were completely destroyed in the blaze.

The fireball involving a car and caravan on the M20
The fireball involving a car and caravan on the M20
The wreck on the M20. Picture: Becki Jones
The wreck on the M20. Picture: Becki Jones

Two crews, police, paramedics and the Highways Agency attended the incident just after 1pm.

The flames are now out. All lanes are now open.

Andrew Gilham, who was travelling in the opposite direction, sent this video:

South East Coast Ambulance Service confirmed crews attended but no injuries were reported.

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