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Car blaze on M4 in Langley causes traffic standstill heading towards London

George Roberts

George Roberts

Firefighters tackle garage fire in Maidenhead

A car that caught fire on the M4 caused traffic to come to a standstill this afternoon (Saturday).

Two Slough fire crews were called to junction five, heading eastbound towards London, after a Vauxhall Corsa caught alight at 1.30pm.

No people were harmed in the incident but all three lanes of the motorway were closed for five-10 minutes as firefighters moved the vehicle out of the road.

They then spent around 30 minutes putting out the fire after it had been taken aside.

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