Massive delays as fire breaks out on M1 median strip, Gold Coast

Fire fighters are on scene in Oxenford this morning, after a grass fire broke out in the median strip of the M1.

It’s been burning near exit 60 for around half and hour, with delays starting to bank up on the motorway.

One fire crew was called out at 11.00am, but a second has since been deployed.


Motorists are being warned of delays in both directions of the M1, with all lanes effected.

Southbound delays are the heaviest, with traffic already back past Pimpama.

It’s understood traffic control is on scene.