UPDATE (5.10pm): A1 in Northumberland reopens after HGV fire

The A1 has reopened after an HGV fire closed both lanes near Belford.

Friday, 22nd January 2016, 4:14 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd January 2016, 4:24 pm
Northumbria Police news

Both north and southbound lanes at Mousen Bends were closed after the lorry caught fire at about 2pm.

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Diversions were put in place and drivers advised to leave extra time for journeys.

The lorry has now been recovered and the carriageway cleared.