Tailbacks as firefighters tackle verge fire on the A11
- 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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