M6 lorry fire plus M5 and M42 traffic and travel updates

Welcome to Birmingham Live’s traffic and travel blog for Wednesday, October 13. Our reporters will bring you all the latest traffic and travel information for Birmingham’s road networks throughout the day. We will be bringing you news on road delays, bus diversions and any train problems during the busy commuter period.

A lorry fire on the M6 is causing long delays this afternoon after both carriageways were closed causing queuing traffic. Updates on the delays will be posted below. :Tanker fire on M5 near Droitwich will impact drivers into evening for clean up operations

Stick with us as this is a live travel blog, we will be updating it throughout the rush hour today.

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