M6 closed due to trailer fire
Motorway police have closed the M6 near Preston tonight after a vehicle fire.
The motorway has been closed both northbound and southbound at junction 32 to deal with a trailer, on fire since around 9.30pm.
Officers have been turning northbound trapped traffic around so that cars can leave the motorway.
At 10.45pm this evening, a single lane was opened to allow the northbound and southbound traffic to file slowly past, before junction 32 was closed again.