Cordon is in place while chemical is identified. Ambulance staff are treating nine people.
M6 closed in both directions between J3 A444 / B4113 (Nuneaton / Bedworth / Coventry) and J4 M42 / A446 (Coleshill), congestion on M6 to J2 M69 / A46 (Coventry) Northbound.
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It will be a mild weekend with sunny spells.
The rain will clear leaving it a brighter and largely dry Saturday.
Seven-week-old puppies began their journey to becoming life-changing guide dogs today.