TRAFFIC UPDATE: Lorry blaze causing disruption

Fire Service.Generic Fire engine and Fire service officers for Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 132217f
Fire Service.Generic Fire engine and Fire service officers for Scarborough.Picture Richard Ponter 132217f

A lorry fire has caused tailbacks near a busy junction off the M1 between Mansfield and Chesterfield.

The A617 road is partially blocked between J29 on the M1 and Rowthorne Lane, Glapwell after the blaze broke out this morning.

Police are at the scene and are directing traffic as recovery gets underway.