Firefighters called to lorry fire in Clutton

A37, Clutton

Fire crews have tackled a fire involving a lorry carrying scrap vehicles.

Five fire engines and an turntable ladder were called to the incident on the A37 at Clutton where crews found the lorry’s load well alight.  

Firefighters in breathing apparatus used hose reels, water jets and foam to extinguish the fire. Once the fire was out the scrap vehicles were removed from the lorry and transported away from the scene.

The A37 was closed in both directions while the incident was dealt with, but the road was reopened by 21.30hrs No one was injured in the incident.