Motorists are being warned to expect significant delays on the M1 after a fire broke out in the median strip at Pimpama.
The blaze started around 3.45pm and is believed to have been sparked by a discarded cigarette.
One crew from Queensland Fire & Emergency Services is on the scene with a second on the way.
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Motorists report a large amount of smoke that is affecting the motorway.
Southbound delays are almost back to Stapylton while northbound traffic is also slow.