This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 9 °C Wednesday 20 November, 2019
Advertisement

M1 closed as lorry-load of hay catches fire

Gardai say both directions are affected just north of junction 18.

A lorry-load of hay bales caught fire on the M1 this evening. (stock pic)
A lorry-load of hay bales caught fire on the M1 this evening. (stock pic)
Image: Photocall Ireland archive

A LORRY-LOAD of bales of hay have caught fire on the M1.

The motorway is closed in both directions as fire brigades try to deal with the blaze.

The lorry is located just north of junction 18 (the Ballymascanlon roundabout exit). Traffic diversions are in place and gardai from Dundalk are at the scene. Check on AARoadwatch for further updates.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Read next:

COMMENTS (37)