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Firefighters battle lorry fire on A34 Chieveley slip road

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Jane Meredith

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Newbury firefighters battle A34 lorry fire

FIREFIGHTERS battled a lorry fire on the A34 slip road near Chieveley on Tuesday morning.

One pump from Newbury Fire Station was called at 11.32am to the A34 slip road south of Chieveley, with a further, back-up pump sent from Didcot to assist.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze using two hosereels.

The cause of the fire was not known.

Firefighters left the scene at 12.20pm.

Traffic queues along the A34 developed during the incident.

PHOTOGRAPH ROYAL BERKSHIRE FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE 

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