Car transporter catches fire in South Yorkshire

The transporter on fire was snapped by a Calendar viewer Credit: Liz Hull

Firefighters spent much of Monday afternoon tackling a fire on the M1.

The fire involved a car transporter and nine vehicles on the hard shoulder of the M1 northbound between junctions 30 and 31.

The fire broke out on the M1 Northbound between Junction 30 & 31 Credit: Liz Hull

Rotherham, Maltby and Mosborough fire crews tackled the incident, having been called to it at around 12.45pm.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.