LIVE: Car fire on M6 in Cheshire

A car fire has broken out on the M6 in Cheshire[1].

Two lanes are now closed Southbound between Junction 19 ( Knutsford[2] ) and Junction 18 ( Middlewich[3] /Holmes Chapel).

It was first reported by Inrix and Highways England that a lorry was ablaze, but a further update has clarified it is in fact a car.

Lanes one and two of four are now closed, with traffic building in the area.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service[4] are currently making their way to the scene.

The incident was first reported at 9.30am on traffic monitoring site, Inrix.

All the relevant emergency services have been contacted for information.

Keep up to date with this incident by following our live blog.


  1. ^ Cheshire (
  2. ^ Knutsford (
  3. ^ Middlewich (
  4. ^ Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (