Van fire closes stretch of A5 in Shropshire

By Lisa O'Brien | Telford | News | Published:

A van fire shut a stretch of the A5 in Shropshire this morning.

The fire closed a stretch of the A5 in Shropshire. Credit: @OPUShropshire

Both lanes on the westbound carriageway, near to junction seven of the M54 on the outskirts of Telford, were closed following the incident at about 2.30am.

The Highways Agency said one of the lanes reopened at about 5.25am and the incident had been cleared by 6am.

There were no reports of any injuries.

Lisa O'Brien

By Lisa O'Brien
Senior Reporter - @lisaobrien_Star

Senior reporter based at Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.


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