Police and fire crews called to van fire on A12

Firefighters and police were called to deal with a van which caught fire by the side of the A12, nea

Firefighters and police were called to deal with a van which caught fire by the side of the A12, near Seckford Hall, Woodbridge Pictures: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

Firefighters were called to a van which caught fire beside the A12.

A Ford Transit van had caught fire while travelling southbound near the exit to Seckford Hall.

It’s believed that the fire, which was attended by two fire crews, started due to a mechanical failure.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “We were called to the scene of a small vehicle fire on the A12 at 4.14pm this afternoon.

“Colleagues from Suffolk police were called to deal with traffic.


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“It’s said that the fire was caused by a mechanical failure in the van.”

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Constabulary said the road remained open following the incident, as the vehicle had made its way off the carriageway.

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Recovery for the van is being arranged.

Ambulance crews were not called to the scene, and it’s believed that the driver has not sustained any injuries.

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