A11 near Thetford reopened after lorry fire


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A lorry fire which closed a lane of the A11 northbound at Thetford has now been cleared.

Two fire crews from Thetford were called to the scene, around 100 metres from the A1075 roundabout, at just after 4.30pm to reports of a lorry having ground to a halt and smoke coming from the engine.

Police were also on scene.

Officers closed one lane of the road and a recovery vehicle was called.

The road is now clear but traffic remains.