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Police and fire crews called to blaze on M1 motorway

The fire on the M1 southbound. Photo: Highways England
The fire on the M1 southbound. Photo: Highways England

Police and fire crews have been called to a blaze on the M1 in West Yorkshire this afternoon.

Traffic officers and West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service are dealing with a grass verge fire on the M1 Southbound at Junction 40 (Wakefield/Ossett) heading towards Leeds.

Motorists have been advised to take care on approach and expect some delays.

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