Update

Route 1 Northbound at exit 119 has been reopened.

Previously reported

Northbound Route 1 at exit 119 in Smyrna is closed due to a vehicle fire.

Delaware State Police were called to the fire at 12:23 p.m.

A tractor trailer hauling a load of hay has caught fire on Route 1 northbound, north of exit 119. The area is closed as firefighters work to extinguish the fire.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.