EARLIER GRASS FIRE 9:32 am – M1 Pacific Mwy Lenaghan near Black Hill Rd. Smoke in the area may affect visibility. Motorists should drive to the conditions. Allow extra travel time Exercise caution Emergency services, are attending . Heavy traffic conditions. Last checked at 11:26am.

Fire and Rescue NSW have extinguished the fire.

Earlier 1 of 2 Southbound lanes were affected however all lanes are now open.

Traffic was very slow Northbound between the Newcastle Interchange and Lenaghan but it slowly easing.

 

Fires flare near M1 at Black Hill

WATCH VIDEO - Fires flare near M1 at Black Hill West of Newcastle earlier today. www.m1traffic.com.au Jane Goldsmith, NBN News NBN Television

Posted by M1 Pacific Motorway NSW on Wednesday, 25 December 2019

🚗⛔ One of the two northbound lanes on the M1 is closed near Blackhill Road due to a grass fire.⚠️ Take care and allow extra time to travel. .ℹ️ For more info visit Live Traffic NSW

Posted by ABC Newcastle on Wednesday, 25 December 2019
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