The M1 motorway has been closed in both directions between Junction 28 and 29 this afternoon after a lorry caught fire.
Pictures posted on social media showed thick black smoke in the sky.
The blaze, close to Mansfield, is now believed to be under control but the motorway lanes remain closed.
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