LORRY FIRE: Nottinghamshire section of A1 closed off

Fire Service.Generic Fire engine and Fire service officers for Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 132217c
Fire Service.Generic Fire engine and Fire service officers for Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 132217c

Heavy traffic is building around the A1 in Nottinghamshire due to a lorry fire.

Drivers are being warned about congestion in both directions on the A1 in Markham Moor.

The traffic is slowest between the A638 and B6387 Dover Bottom Elkesley.

Stagecoach have also announced their services are operating a diversion route to and from Markham Moor.