All lanes reopened on A1(M) following coach fire

The coach after the A1(M) fire

The coach after the A1(M) fire - Credit: Archant

All lanes of the A1(M) have reopened following a coach fire on the southbound carriageway this morning.

Lanes of the A1(M) heading southbound were shut while the fire was put out, but have now reopened. P

Lanes of the A1(M) heading southbound were shut while the fire was put out, but have now reopened. Picture: @roadpoliceBCH via Twitter. - Credit: Archant

Highways England has confirmed that all three lanes of the motorway are open, three hours after firefighters were called to the blaze between Junction 6 for Welwyn and Junction 4 for Hatfield.

Nobody was hurt in the incident.

Traffic had been backing up as a result of two of the lanes being closed, but is now easing.


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