Lorry fire in Elveden on A11 tackled by firefighters


Firefighters - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

A lorry caught fire on the A11, with the trailer needing three fire crews to extinguish.

The fire service were called at 4.50 yesterday (October 9) to reports of a lorry on fire in Elveden, on the A11 London Road.

One fire engine from Thetford and one from Brandon were dsipatched, who on attendance found the lorry trailer to well alight.

They requested attendance from another crew, which was sent from Thetford, and a water carrier from Newmarket.

The fire was tackled using two jets and was under control by 8.30pm yesterday.

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