There were heavy delays on the A38 this morning due to a vehicle fire.

Traffic information network Inrix reported that one lane of two is closed on the southbound carriageway in Derby between the A516 and the A5111 Kingsway Island.

Traffic was very slow around the area and was impacting motorists on their morning commute between Derby and Burton.

Our updates show how the situation developed.

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All lanes reopened

All lanes have been reopened on the road and traffic conditions should return to normal soon.

Highways England released this tweet:

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue tweet about smoking lorry

Smoking lorry now extingushed

Traffic information company Inrix has said that the smoking lorry has now been extinguished and is awaiting recovery.

One lane is closed but traffic is coping well.

Lorry fire is actually a smoking turbo say Highways

Fire affecting northbound carriageway not southbound

Traffic information company Inrix has changed the location of the incident from the southbound carriageway to the northbound.

One lane is still currently closed.

Highways England tweet about A38 fire

The traffic visualised

This is the traffic on the A38 visualised on Google Maps.

Red and brown lines indicate heavy traffic.
Red and brown lines indicate heavy traffic. (Image: Google Maps)