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Watch: Lorry fire on the A14 at Needham Market

PUBLISHED: 13:50 30 September 2018 | UPDATED: 15:15 30 September 2018

Lorry fire on A14 Eastbound. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH

Lorry fire on A14 Eastbound. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH

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There were severe delays and slow moving traffic on the A14 heading east today after a lorry caught fire.

The vehicle was located near junction 51 with traffic building-up between there and junction 52 at the A140 turn-off.

The road heading east was restricted to one lane during the incident.

According to the AA, traffic flow had slowed with an average speed of just 5mph and delays of up to 19 minutes.

Dashcam footage from a driver on the road shows three fire engines at the scene.

There was also a view of several fire crews using hoses to extinguish an already burnt-out lorry.

The road had later been cleared.

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