A1(M) closed in North Yorkshire after dramatic lorry fire

The lorry catches fire (Highways England)
The lorry catches fire (Highways England)

The A1(M) in North Yorkshire is closed tonight after a lorry caught fire.

The incident happened northbound between junctions 50 and 51 at Leeming Bar

Social media users said the noise of the blaze was so loud they thought there had been an explosion.