M25 remains closed after lorry fire near Potters Bar

Firefighters battling the fire this morning (Tuesday). Photo by @WordsByAysha

Firefighters battling the fire this morning (Tuesday). Photo by @WordsByAysha - Credit: Archant

The clockwise carriageway of the M25 remains closed after a lorry burst into flames near Potters Bar this morning (Tuesday).

Smoke billowing from the lorry. Photo by @Rory_London

Smoke billowing from the lorry. Photo by @Rory_London - Credit: Archant

Herts police has told the Welwyn Hatfield Times the motorway is still shut between junctions 23 and 24, after the HGV caught alight at around 8.47am.

A spokeswoman for the force said she understood crews were still at the scene three hours later.

No-one is believed to have been hurt in the fire.