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Traffic on A11 slow after car fire

PUBLISHED: 15:07 04 February 2019 | UPDATED: 16:14 04 February 2019

A still from a video taken from the scene of a car fire on the A11 near Thetford on Monday afternoon. PHOTO: Marc MacRae

A still from a video taken from the scene of a car fire on the A11 near Thetford on Monday afternoon. PHOTO: Marc MacRae

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A lane of the A11 was shut after a car caught fire.

Traffic was moving slowly at the A1075 junction of the A11 near Thetford, following a car fire.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service pumps from Thetford, East Harling and Attleborough were called at around 1.40pm today (Monday, February 4) to the smoking Land Rover Discovery.

Crews wore breathing apparatus and used compressed air foam to extinguish the fire.

Police closed one lane while waiting for a recovery vehicle, and fully reopened the road at 3.30pm.

Fire crews were called to the A11 near the Watton junction after a car fire. Photo: Denise BradleyFire crews were called to the A11 near the Watton junction after a car fire. Photo: Denise Bradley

In a video taken by Marc MacRae it shows multiple police vehicles surrounding a blackened Land Rover.

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