Part of the A64 is expected to remain closed until 1pm at the latest after a lorry’s trailer caught fire this morning.
Fire crews from Malton have been tackling the blaze between Malton and Welburn since 5am.
They were called to the scene by the driver of the lorry who reported the fire.
Diversions are in place.
A police spokesman said the vehicle is not expected to be recovered before 1pm.