Claydon: Van bursts into flames on A14

FIREFIGHTERS were alerted after a van burst into flames on the A14 today.

The fire broke out at about 5.50pm in the eastbound carriageway between Beacon Hill and Claydon.

A crew from Colchester Road fire station and another from Needham Market were sent to the scene.

They discovered a small fire in the engine compartment of the van.

The incident was quickly under control after most of the flames were extinguished before the crews arrival.

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