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Traffic delays on A1 due to vehicle fire between Newry and Banbridge

A lorry fire is causing traffic delays on the A1 this afternoon (Monday).

Police are advising motorists of likely delays on the A1 Dublin Road north-bound lane near the junction of the Drumsalliagh Road, which is closed due to a vehicle fire.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area completely, if possible, as emergency crews deal with the incident.

Diversions are in place.

There is no anticipated time of re-opening at this early stage.

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