M8 motorway: Delays between Edinburgh and Glasgow after van catches fire

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Heavy traffic was reported around the area

There were delays between Edinburgh and Glasgow on Friday morning after a van caught fire.

The incident occurred on the M8 near Broxburn in West Lothian.

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A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were alerted at 7.00am on Friday, July 17 to reports of a small van on fire on the M8 between junction 2 and junction 3 westbound.

“Operations Control mobilised two fire appliances to the scene and firefighters extinguished the flames.

Traffic Scotland have confirmed that both lane are open again and traffic is moving as normal.

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Heavy traffic is reported around the areaHeavy traffic is reported around the area
Heavy traffic is reported around the area

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