Fire causes traffic chaos on A1(M)

A FIRE has caused traffic chaos on the A1(M) this afternoon (Thursday).

Due to smoke from a blaze at the old Clock Hotel in Link Road, Welwyn, drifting onto the A1(M), the road has a restricted speed limit of 20mph.

The entry slip road at Junction 6 for Welwyn has been closed as a result.

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area if possible and to expect delays.