Northern Ireland

M1 lorry fire: Tyre explodes during incident that closed road

The lorry fire happened on Wednesday morning Image copyright Stephen Hegarty
Image caption The lorry fire happened on Wednesday morning

A lorry fire on the M1 motorway between Lurgan and Moira has caused major tailbacks.

It is understood one of the tyres on the vehicle exploded scattering debris across the motorway.

Part of the motorway was closed following the incident, it has since reopened.

Police said no injuries have been reported.