Two lanes are currently closed on the M1 near Redbourn due to a lorry fire

Emergency services were called to the M1 southbound between Junction 9 A5 (Redbourn) and Junction 7/A414 (Hemel Hempstead) at around 1.30pm after a lorry became ablaze.

Drivers are warned of congestion and long delays after two lanes have been closed due to oil spillages. There are no reported injuries.