MOTORISTS are experiencing delays on the M3 following a car fire.

One lane of the M3 southbound is currently blocked between junction 6 for Basingstoke and junction 7  for Dummer, while emergency services deal with the situation.

Traffic is building and reports show it is tailing back to junction 6.

Motorists are being warned the incident will delay journey times by 30 minutes.

More details to follow.