This is why there were long delays on Sheffield Parkway this morning

Motorists heading into Sheffield city centre faced lengthy delays on Monday morning.

A fire in the brakes of a lorry spread to the tyres and trailer of a lorry heading into the city.

The trailer following the blaze. Picture: @SYPoperations

The trailer following the blaze. Picture: @SYPoperations

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South Yorkshire Police’s Operational Support said no-one was injured in the incident and firefighters were called to put out the blaze.

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The tyres after the blaze. Picture: @SYPOperations.

The tyres after the blaze. Picture: @SYPOperations.