M1: Lorry fire shuts carriageway near St Albans and Hemel

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  • A lorry fire has caused the closure of the M1's southbound carriageway, between junction 9 for Redbourn and junction 8 for Hemel Hempstead.
  • Motorists have been urged to avoid the area.
  • Five fire engines were sent to the scene.
  • Traffic has now been released, with all lanes reopened.
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