Travel and weather: Lorry fire on A14

ONE lane of the A14 was closed at breakfast-time today as emergency crews dealt with a lorry on fire.

The incident happened on the east-bound carriageway near the Six Mile Bottom turn off near Newmarket.

The A14 is three lanes as this point and traffic was able to continue moving smoothly as firefighters cleared up the scene.

Elsewhere in the county, there were no major traffic problems, and trains were also running to time.

Weather forecasters said today was expected to start off dull and showery but brighten up later. Maximum temperatures were expected to reach 9C (48F).

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Tomorrow there be some early mist, then mainly dry with broken cloud and sunny intervals, with temperatures much the same as today.

A WeatherQuest spokesman said Saturday would be rather cloudy for much of the time, but staying mainly dry with some sunny intervals.

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