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Van fire causes delays on Thickthorn roundabout

PUBLISHED: 08:18 29 May 2020 | UPDATED: 09:20 29 May 2020

A van fire on the A11 near Thickthorn. Picture: Hannah Finney

A van fire on the A11 near Thickthorn. Picture: Hannah Finney

The emergency services were called to Thickthorn Roundabout after a van burst into flames.

A van fire on the A11 near Thickthorn. Picture: Hannah FinneyA van fire on the A11 near Thickthorn. Picture: Hannah Finney

Norfolk Fire and Rescue service were called to the A11 at Thickthorn at 4.37pm on Thursday (May 28), following reports of a van fire.

Two appliances, one from Carrow and a second from Hethersett attended the scene.

Firefighters used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames and thermal imaging equipment to check for hotpots.

Crews left the scene at 5.22pm.

A van fire on the A11 near Thickthorn. Picture: Hannah FinneyA van fire on the A11 near Thickthorn. Picture: Hannah Finney

Norfolk police was also called to the scene to help with traffic management.

Following the incident the northbound carriageway of the A11 was partially blocked, causing delays between Norwich and Wymondham.

For the latest traffic information visit the EDP24 traffic map.


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