Firefighters called to car fire on A14 near Needham Market

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Firefighters were called to reports of a car fire on the westbound carriageway of the A14 this morning.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the caller reported that the underside of a moving car was on fire at around 8.15am.

The vehicle was travelling westbound on the A14 between junction 52 for Claydon and junction 51 for Needham Market.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said they received reports of ‘flames coming from the underside of a car’ which had stopped in a layby near the A140 junction.

The fire has now been extinguished and the vehicle is waiting to be recovered.

Traffic flow is not thought to have been seriously affected.