Problems on A1(M) as car transporter catches fire between Welwyn and Stevenage

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Traffic is currently snarled northbound on the A1(M) due to a fire between Junction 6 (Welwyn) and Junction 7 (Stevenage).

Calls were made to the emergency services just after 9am to reports of a car transporter that was on fire.

Fire crews from Welwyn Garden City and Stevenage are currently on the scene, together with police.

A police spokeswoman reported the fire now seems to be out but there is no indication as to how long the delays will last.