M1 shut after lorry catches fire - live updates

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Long queues are forming on the northbound M1 in Leicestershire after a lorry fire closed all lanes.

The incident is just to the south of junction 22 - the exit for Leicester and Coalville - and the motorway has been completely closed since about 8.15pm.

The queues on the northbound carriageway were about two miles long by 8.45pm and are growing.

Updates on this incident are below.

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 link source - Leicester Mercury

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