Tanker carrying a mixture of chemicals and paper

The West Midlands Ambulance Service has said that the tanker on fire on the M6 is carrying a mixture of paper of chemicals:

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The vehicle, which is still on fire, is a lorry carrying a mixture of paper and chemicals. Motorway likely to be clo... http://t.co/q2VHTKHh

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A cordon was put in place around the incident. Everyone caught up inside that area has been evacuated to safety to p... http://t.co/ks2d2zhe

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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.