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Essex: Lorry fire closes A120 near Stansted Airport

PUBLISHED: 06:53 10 March 2014 | UPDATED: 09:02 10 March 2014

The remains of the lorry that caught fire on the A120

The remains of the lorry that caught fire on the A120

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A lorry fire has closed the A120 Westbound between Takeley and Stansted Airport.

Three fire crews were called to the scene at 5.41am, where a 40ft trailer containing food products was completely alight.

The fire is now extinguished, but crews remain on the scene to ensure the fire doesn’t re-ignite.

Emergency services are at the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Fressingfield near Eye.

A man suffering from colitis who got a parking ticket while on an emergency bathroom break says the council could have shown him sympathy and let him off.

Motorists could face delays on the roads today as police escort an abnormal load through the county.

A new dualled A120 between Braintree and the A12 could see the first vehicles hit the road by mid 2026, according to a new report.

Essex Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak to in connection to a shop theft in Braintree last week.

Firefighters tackled a blaze in Ardleigh near Colchester yesterday involving 60 tonnes of straw.

The whole care system in Suffolk must pull together in order to help our already challenged emergency departments make it through this winter safely.

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