Delays of 90 minutes on M1 near Northampton after lorry caught fire

Firefighters are at the scene of a fire on the M1 near Northampton.

Monday, 1st April 2019, 3:51 pm
Updated Monday, 1st April 2019, 5:46 pm
The M1 northbound is congested between Newport Pagnell Services and junction 15

Buckinghamshire Fire Service said it had sent fire engines to the scene - on the northbound carriageway between Newport Pagnell services and junction 15 - after reports of an HGV well alight.

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There are currently delays of more than an hour and a half and increasing as emergency services deal with the incident.

Travel speeds are down to about 10mph in the area.