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PremierLeague-News.Com - Emergency services are currently at the scene on M1 southbound
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! There are currently huge delays on the M1 between Rotherham and Sheffield after a lorry burst into flames. Emergency services have rushed to the scene following a lorry fire on the southbound carriageway between junctions 34 and 35. Traffic is queueing for three miles and three lanes of four are shut. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are in the process of extinguishing the fire. Drivers are advised to avoid the area where possible. Read more: Audi passenger seriously injured after lorry hits car in nasty M1 crash A spokesperson for National Highways said: "3 lanes (of 4) are closed on the M1 southbound in South Yorkshire between J35 (Rotherham) and J34 (Sheffield) due to a lorry fire. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are on scene dampening down the vehicle.
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. Updates to follow." Follow our dedicated live blog below for the latest updates and developments.Key EventsDelays of 45 minutes as National Highways issues update18:1218:12KEY EVENTDelays of 45 minutes as National Highways issues updateShare17:57Victoria ScheerLatest traffic updateThe M1 southbound entry slip road is closed as well as three lanes. Traffic is queueing due to a lorry fire after J35 A629 Cowley Hill (Rotherham/Chapeltown).Cameras show lanes one, two and three (of four) on the main carriageway are closed. The entry slip road has also been closed due to the emergency services attending to the fire.Emergency services are at the scene (Image: National Highways)Share17:53Victoria ScheerLorry fire between Rotherham and SheffieldThe lorry burst into flames between junctions 34 and 35 (Image: Google Maps)Share
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