A section of the A405 has been shut due to a vehicle fire.

Traffic providor Inrix says the the dual carriageway is closed in both directions between Tippendell Lane and the Park Street roundabout, near Chiswell Green.

Hertfordshire Highways says it is due to a vehicle fire, with Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue and Hertfordshire Constabulary both on scene.

Some buses are being diverted.

Motorists are being told to find alternative routes.

Watling Street in Park Street towards the Park Street roundabout is queueing as a result of the A405 closure.

All other local roads are coping well for now.