Central reservation fire causes A1(M) delays
PUBLISHED: 09:35 15 July 2013 | UPDATED: 09:35 15 July 2013
A FIRE in the central reservation has caused delays on the A1(M) this morning.
Traffic ground to a halt at around 9am after the blaze broke out.
Police and fire crews were called to the scene.
It happened two miles south of Junction 8, close to Stevenage.
A police spokesman told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “Long grass has caught fire and there’s smoke on the carriageway.”
The fire was out by 9.20am.