M5 closed following lorry blaze near Exeter

(Last Updated On: August 21, 2022)

The M5 is currently closed Northbound following a major blaze involving a lorry this afternoon.

There are severe delays due to the earlier fire between Junction 31 A38 (Okehampton turn off) and Junction 30 A376 Sidmouth Road (Exeter / Service Areas).

Congestion in and around the area.

Diversions in place.

Updates as more information becomes available.

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