Huge lorry fire closes A1(M) in Yorkshire

A huge lorry fire shut part of the A1(M) near Harrogate last night.

The fire at DIshforth

The southbound carriageway between junctions 49 and 48 - Dishforth and Boroughbridge - was closed after the vehicle caught fire at around midnight.

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One lane has now re-opened but two remain closed for recovery work.

At the height of the incident, part of the northbound carriageway was also blocked due to smoke.