Tractor fire on M1

FIREFIGHTERS from Daventry were called to the M1 motorway yesterday (Tuesday) after a tractor went up in flames.

At around 12.20pm crews were called to the southbound carriageway between junction 18 and 19 where a lorry tractor engine was involved in fire.

The crew from Daventry were assisted by firefighters from Lutterworth.

The crews returned at just after 1.45pm.