BREAKING: Lorry fire leads to closure of A57

A lorry carrying hay bales has gone up in flames on the A57 near Sheffield this afternoon.

Tuesday, 6th September 2016, 3:15 pm
Updated Wednesday, 7th September 2016, 1:58 pm
Photo byu @SYPOperations

The blaze broke out around 3pm today at the Todwick roundabout near Junction 31 of the M1.

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The road has been closed in both directions and the closure is expected to last for at least two to five hours.

Photo by Deborah Pratt
Photo by Deborah Pratt