Traffic on M1 stopped after van fire

Photo: Highways Agency
Photo: Highways Agency

Traffic on the M1 has been stopped after a van caught fire.

The incident happened around two hours ago on the southbound carriageway between junctions 29 and 28 near Tibshelf.

The Highways Agency and the emergency services had to temporarily stop the traffic to deal with the blaze.

The fire is now out and traffic is moving freely again.