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.

By Nick Spoors
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
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.