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Camper van blaze affects A34 East Ilsley northbound

Two pumps from Newbury called Sunday evening

Jane Meredith

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Jane Meredith

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01635 886637

A34 traffic

One lane of the A34 at East Ilsley northbound was closed yesterday evening (Sun) after a wheel of a camper van caught fire.

Two pumps from Newbury Fire Station were called at 7.15pm to the A34 slip road at East Ilsley and firefighters used a hosereel to extinguish the blaze.

The camper van was moved to the grass verge.

No-one was hurt.

Police were also at the scene.

The A34 was fully re-opened after about half an hour. 

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