Lorry fire on A14

PART of the A14 has been closed after a lorry has caught fire and is thought it might possibly explode.The fire started at 2.20pm and the lorry driver, who got out of his vehicle straight away, was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

PART of the A14 has been closed after a lorry has caught fire and is thought it might possibly explode.

The fire started at 2.20pm and the lorry driver, who got out of his vehicle straight away, was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

The incident happened at Purdis Farm in the Felixstowe-direction, under the A1156 fly-over bridge.

The whole carriageway has been closed and although the other direction is open there is reduced visibility.

Fire crews are putting the fire out and the road is thought to be closed until at least 3.15pm.