Lanes closed on A1(M) between Letchworth and Stevenage after grass fire

The fire service have been called to the A1(M) between Stevenage and Letchworth following reports of

The fire service have been called to the A1(M) between Stevenage and Letchworth following reports of a fire on the central reservation. Photo by Rikky Joy @MrRJoy via Twitter - Credit: Archant

A fire on the A1(M) closed three lanes on the A1(M) this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the A1(M) between Junction 8 for Stevenage and Junction 9 for Letchworth at around 1.20pm after 100 metres of grass on the central reservation caught fire.

Two lanes were closed northbound and one southbound, and the fire was extinguished at around 1.30pm. The northbound and southbound lanes were reopened at 1.52pm.


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