Emergency crews tackle car fire on A1(M) southbound between Letchworth and Stevenage
PUBLISHED: 17:16 26 May 2017 | UPDATED: 17:47 26 May 2017
Firefighters have tackled a serious car fire on the A1(M) southbound between Letchworth and Stevenage this afternoon.
Engines from Hitchin and Stevenage fire stations attended the scene between Junction 9 for Letchworth Gate and Junction 8 for Stevenage after being called at 4.33pm.
The car was well alight on the hard shoulder, and a hosereel and two sets of breathing apparatus were used to tackle the blaze – which was out by 5pm.
No injuries have been reported, thankfully.
The motorway is congested, but traffic is moving past the scene of the fire.