Ferocious car fire sparks lengthy delays on M1

FIRE crews are currently battling a large car fire on the side of the M1 at Beenleigh.

The vehicle is understood to have burst into flames at the Exit 35 Beenleigh on-ramp just before 6.30am.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency spokesperson confirmed to myGC that one fire crew is on scene working to extinguish the flames.


It’s not yet known if anyone has been injured.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads says at least one lane has been blocked northbound.

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area or to delay travel.