Lane re-open on M1 after car fire

One of two lanes of the M1 closed after a car fire has re-opened.

A car caught fire on the M1 this morning

Two soundbound lanes between junctions 34 and 35 - Tinsley and Thorpe Hesley - were closed earlier while firefighters tackled the blaze.

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One of the lanes has now re-opened.

A Highways England spokesman said: "Fire crews have left the scene, recovery has been requested.

"Delays are starting to ease."