Emergency services called to M1 vehicle fire near St Albans

Firefighers tackled a vehicle fire on the M1 near St Albans.
Picture: Highways England

Firefighers tackled a vehicle fire on the M1 near St Albans. Picture: Highways England - Credit: Archant

Fire crews have been tackling a vehicle blaze on the M1 near St Albans this afternoon, which resulted in two miles of queueing traffic.

Highways England says the closed lane has now reopened but allow extra time for your journey.

The fire happened on the southbound carriageway between Junction 9 to 8.