Shropshire Star

Van blaze on A483 causes heavy traffic near Welshpool

A van on a recovery truck burst into flames on the A483 near Welshpool causing heavy traffic.


The driver of the recovery vehicle pulled over and made a 999 call when he realised the transit van was on fire.

The fire blocked the road for over an hour between Welshpool and Berriew.

A spokeswoman for Mid and West Wales Fire Service said the van was destroyed in the blaze.

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