UPDATE: Van fire on A1M

Published by May Norman at 10:38am 28th January 2020. (Updated at 11:46am 28th January 2020) Main image: Courtesy of WYP Roads Policing Unit on Twitter (@WYP_RPU)

UPDATE: All lanes on the northbound stretch of the A1M are now open.

Earlier we reported:

Van fire closes parts of the A1M near Boston Spa

  • A fire has broken out on the A1M Northbound near Boston Spa.
  • A van has caught alight between junctions 44 – 45.
  • Emergency services are at the scene.
  • One lane is currently closed.

Parts of the A1 have been closed on the border between North and West Yorkshire due to a truck fire. West Yorkshire Police say one lane on the northbound carriageway between the A64 and Boston Spa is fully closed.

It ‘s affecting junctions 44 and 45.

Emergency services are at the scene.

West Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Unit has urged motorists to avoid the area:

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