Delays on A14 after lorry fire near Newmarket

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A lorry fire on the A14 near Newmarket this morning caused delays to rush hour traffic.

The incident happened at around 5:30am on the westbound carriageway at Junction 37 near Rowley Mile services, around four miles from Newmarket.

Initally all three lanes were closed between Junctions 37 and 35. Police and a fire crew attended the scene.

Two lanes were reopened by 6:30am, but one lane remained closed until just before 9am while the road was cleared.

The lorry was carrying a sealed container with unknown contents, but the container is not believed to have been involved in the fire.