FIRE CREWS were called to a lorry on fire on the A13, Dock Approach Road at the Stifford interchange.
Crews tackled the fire wearing breathing apparatus and using two hose reel jets.
Crews reported that the lorry contains rubber and plastics.
Crews extinguished the fire by 07:03hrs.
A13 exit slip road closed and queueing traffic London-bound at Grays, because of a lorry fire.
Congestion to Tilbury.
Queueing traffic on M25 clockwise at A282, QE2 Bridge.
Full list of tube arrangement due to strike can be found here.