Busy stretch of M8 closed after lorry catches fire
The westbound carriageway between Harthill and Newhouse has since been cleared and reopened.
A lorry fire resulted in the closure of a busy stretch of the M8 between Glasgow and Edinburgh.
All lanes were closed on the westbound stretch between junction 5 (Harthill) and junction 6 (Newhouse).
The carriageway has since been reopened after being cleared.
Traffic was diverted while the lanes were closed off and drivers told to expect delays.
There are so far no reports of any injuries in the blaze.