Fire crews tackling 'well alight' car on A12

Traffic in the A12 is being affected after a vehicle fire near Dobbies Garden Centre in Woodbridge

Traffic in the A12 is being affected after a vehicle fire near Dobbies Garden Centre in Woodbridge - Credit: Google Maps

Firefighters are tackling a car fire near a roundabout on the A12 in Woodbridge.

Crews were called to the blaze near Dobbies Garden Centre on the junction with the B1079 just before 10.50am today, Wednesday, January 12. 

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: "On arrival crews found the car well alight. 

"Crews are working to extinguish the fire."

A spokesman for Suffolk police said: "Officers were called by the fire service to reports that a car was on fire on the northbound carriageway on the A12 near the Dobbies roundabout. 

"The driver is out of the vehicle.

"The fire is affecting traffic in the area. 

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Appliances from Ipswich East and Woodbridge have been called to the blaze.

According to the AA Traffic Map, traffic is building up approaching the Dobbies roundabout. 

For up-to-date information about the county's roads, visit our LIVE Suffolk traffic map

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