Lorry fire blocks M1 near Sheffield - delays expected

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A lorry fire has blocked the M1 southbound near Sheffield this afternoon - with delays expected.

Highways England announced on Twitter that the fire is causing congestion.

The incident is between Junction 35A and Junction 35, near Chapeltown.

Highways England said: “A lorry fire has blocked the #M1 southbound between J35A - J35 #Southyorkshire. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue are on scene and dealing with it. Expect delays.”