Car transporter fire shut M1 in both directions

12/5/2022 10:12:00 PM

The northbound side has now reopened but the southbound carriageway remains closed.

⚠️ A section of the M1 is still closed while firefighters deal with this blaze involving a car transporter carrying seven electric vehicles. More here:

The northbound side has now reopened but the southbound carriageway remains closed.

Image source, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Image caption, Crews tackled the fire on the M1 southbound between junctions 26 and 27 No injuries have been reported, the fire service added.A 12-year-old boy allegedly stole a car from a Fife street before fleeing cops in a car chase.Motorists are being urged to drive everywhere with a bowl of water in the passenger seat this winter.: 7:00, 4 Dec 2022 WINTER is coming, and we all know that means standing out in the cold scraping ice off our windscreens each morning.

A spokesperson said there was a "large smoke plume", with crews expected to be at the scene for "some time".Image source, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Image caption, The section of road has reopened northbound but the southbound side remains closed Follow BBC East Midlands on.25am this morning.

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I wonder how long they’ve been waiting for their new cars, only for them all to blow up after they came off the tanker 🫣🫣 Reavill_Matt nottsfire_CD Firefighters have to treat lithium batteries in a very different way. I feel they did right closing the M1 despite it causing chaos. Lives matter. From the footage I saw, it looked like the fire started in the trailers rear wheel.

Teslas? Batteries probably overheated We’ve been stuck for six hours. The fire was on hard shoulder. Surely police could open one lane to help get people home asap. HelenWathall with your luck one of these could be yours! Jaguar ePaces - a battery issue would be a worry!

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