Tailbacks as firefighters tackle verge fire on the A11

The A11 at Elveden. Picture: Google Maps

The A11 at Elveden. Picture: Google Maps - Credit: Archant

Drivers face delays this afternoon as firefighters battle a verge fire on the side of the A11.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called at 2.49pm to what was a small undergrowth fire, measuring 10m across, on the southbound A11 close to Elveden.

Four fire vehicles are in attendance, two from Suffolk and two from Norfolk.

A spokesman for the fire service said the fire had since grown considerably and is measuring 300m by 20m.

Suffolk police are on scene and are providing traffic management.


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One lane is closed and heavy traffic is building.

There are reports of tailbacks of two miles.

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