Southbound M1 is closed.
Stop at 13;43- Fire extinguished. Lane 3 of the motorway is now open.
Highways Agency and owner of the vehicle remaining with the vehicle.
Lane 1 of the motorway to remain closed until vehicle is recovered.
BMW 520 diesel involved. Public Statement Issued:
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