A1(M) closed after dramatic vehicle fire

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The A1(M) is closed in both directions near Leeds after a vehicle caught fire.

The incident happened between Wetherby and Boston Spa at around 3pm today.

Delays are expected and a diversion is in place via the A168. Traffic is currently at a standstill.

Pictures posted on social media show smoke billowing across both carriageways, and flames are also visible.

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