Delays as double decker bus catches fire on M11

11:08 12 June 2014

A Stagecoach bus caught fire on the M11 near Littlebury at about 10.15am today (Thursday, June 12). Picture: Gordon Ridgewell.

A Stagecoach bus caught fire on the M11 near Littlebury at about 10.15am today (Thursday, June 12). Picture: Gordon Ridgewell.

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A double decker bus has caught fire on the M11 and is causing long delays this morning (Thursday, June 12).

A Stagecoach bus caught fire on the M11 near Littlebury at about 10.15am today (Thursday, June 12). Picture: Gordon Ridgewell.A Stagecoach bus caught fire on the M11 near Littlebury at about 10.15am today (Thursday, June 12). Picture: Gordon Ridgewell.

The incident is on the northbound carriageway between Bishop’s Stortford and Saffron Walden. The motorway is blocked just south of J9 (A11) and queues are building back towards J8.

Firefighters are at the scene, despite a national strike over pensions.

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