Car fire on M1 closes two lanes

A vehicle fire on the M1 is causing disruption
A vehicle fire on the M1 is causing disruption

A car fire on the M1 motorway is causing disruption to rush hour motorists

The Highways Agency is reporting that the fire has closed two lanes southbound between junctions J27 and J26 and is causing disruption.

Highways England said: "Fire service and traffic officers are attending but expect delays in the area and plan accordingly."

Notts Fire Service are advising drivers to avoid the area if possible