Long delays on A1M near Sawtry after car fire

The scene of the fire this morning. Photo: Highways England
The scene of the fire this morning. Photo: Highways England
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A serious car fire blocked two lanes of the A1M in Cambridgeshire this morning, Tuesday July 18.

The car caught fire on the A1M southbound between Junction 15 for Sawtry and Junction 14 at Alconbury .

Two lanes were closed while emergency services deal with the blaze.

Motorists were asked to approach with care.

Two fire crews attended the scene and delays tailed back to Sawtry.

The lanes have now been reopened and delays are clearing.

Nobody was injured in the fire which involved a Mercedes saloon.