Van on fire on A1(M) causes backlogs

COMMUTERS are being warned to expect traffic on the A1(M) this evening (Wednesday), after a van caught alight between Junctions 9 and 10.

Fire crews from Letchworth and Baldock attended the scene at 5.35pm this evening, after reports that a van was on fire on the hard-shoulder of the motorway.

They had dealt with the incident by 5.45pm, but there are still reports of tailbacks on the roads.