10 treated after M6 toxic fire

Firefighters were among ten patients being treated at the scene of a chemical tanker fire that shut parts the M6. The motorway remains closed in both directions, but is due to reopen at 7pm.

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M6 'to stay closed' after huge chemical fire

Huge flames surround the tanker after the crash Credit: Andrew Hawley

Warwickshire Police said the motorway was expected to stay closed for several hours.

The tanker had a tyre blow-out and caught fire closing the north and southbound carriageways.

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