Fire closes stretch of A1 in Nottinghamshire

A stretch of the A1 in Nottinghamshire has been closed by the emergency services after a fire.

By Sophie Wills
Tuesday, 8th September 2020, 9:05 am

The motorway is closed northbound between A57/A638 near Markham Moor and A57/A614 near Upper Morton after a blaze involving a lorry.

Police and other emergency services are on scene.

A Highways England spokesperson said: “This incident is still ongoing and the A1 will remain closed for some time.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

"Diversion is via the A638 to Retford and to Scrooby then the A614 to rejoin the A1."

Thank you to all who support local journalism with a print subscription. The events of 2020 mean trusted, local journalism is more reliant than ever on your support. We couldn't do it without you. Please subscribe here so we can keep campaigning on your behalf. Stay safe.

Latest travel updates.