Long traffic delays after car catches fire near Letchworth Gate A1(M) junction

Fire

Fire - Credit: Archant

There are long traffic delays in and around Letchworth after a car caught fire.

Emergency services were called to Letchworth Gate, near the Shell Garage, at about 5.15pm after a grey Skoda caught fire.

The road has been temporarily shut in both directions from the Letchworth Gate longabout up to the roundabout which connects the A1(M) and the A505.

The driver and passengers are all out of the car and the fire was put out with one hose reel.

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