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Needham Market/A14: Firefighters tackle lorry blaze in lay-by

09:25 25 April 2014

Police and firefighters have been called to the A14 westbound near Needham Market following reports a tyre of a lorry, parked in a lay-by, is on fire.

Police and firefighters have been called to the A14 westbound near Needham Market following reports a tyre of a lorry, parked in a lay-by, is on fire.

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A lorry blaze on the A14 was tackled by firefighters in the morning rush hour.

Crews were called to the A14 westbound near Needham Market following reports a tyre of a lorry, parked in a lay-by, was on fire.

Smoke reportedly drifted across the dual carriageway, worsening foggy conditions for drivers, before it was extinguished by 7.20am.

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find one lorry well alight and got to work using two sets of breathing apparatus and a hose reel to tackle the fire which was affecting the rear wheels of the trailer.”

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