A LORRY fire on the M3 has been causing heavy delays for drivers.

The incident happened on Tuesday, April 2 between junction 3 (Lightwater) and junction 4 (Frimley).

All traffic had previously been stopped but some lanes have now been reopened.

National Highways took to to let drivers know about the incident.

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National Highways South-East posted: "Traffic has temporarily STOPPED on the #M3 westbound between J3 (#Lightwater) and J4 (#Frimley) due to a HGV fire. @SurreyFRS are working on scene to extinguish the blaze."

The incident has also been reported on the National Highways website, which states the incident is expected to be cleared between 7.45pm and 8pm.

It has reported that there is currently delays of 15 minutes.