PICTURE: Van fire causing delays on M1 in Derbyshire


Motorists should expect delays on the M1 in Derbyshire after a van fire.

The incident, between junctions 29A and 30, has been causing long delays all afternoon and firefighters are still in attendance.

The time of the call to the fire service was 12.47pm after reports of a van being “well alight”.

All lanes of the M1 were halted initially, causing delays back to J29.

Crews used one hose reel jet and one breathing apparatus as part of the operation to extinguish the blaze.