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Camper van blaze affects A34 East Ilsley northbound

Two pumps from Newbury called Sunday evening

Jane Meredith

Jane Meredith


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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