A SECTION of the M6 in Cumbria has fully reopened after a car fire and fuel spillage.

Emergency services were called to the northbound carriageway between junction 41 and 42 at 4.34pm following reports of a vehicle on fire.

Police have confirmed the fire has been extinguished and the scene has been cleared.

The incident came just a short while after the M6 was reopened following an earlier crash.