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A140 reopened after van fire

PUBLISHED: 09:53 20 July 2020 | UPDATED: 12:29 20 July 2020

The A140 in Creeting St Mary was closed this morning after a van caught fire. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The A140 in Creeting St Mary was closed this morning after a van caught fire. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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The A140 in Suffolk was closed in both directions after a van caught fire this morning, causing heavy traffic.

Police were called to the scene in Creeting St Mary shortly before 8am this morning to a van which was ‘well alight’.

The van, in the northbound lane of the A140, had blown a tyre which is thought to have been the cause of the fire.

A full road closure was put in place by police.

The blaze was extinguished shortly after 8.30am and recovery for the van arrived at 9am.

The road has now been reopened.


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