A47 clear after car fire near Colney

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

The southern bypass on the A47 has reopened following a car fire this afternoon.

Emergency services have been in attendance at the scene, near the Watton Road junction. Traffic was queuing eastbound as a section of the eastbound carriageway was blocked.

Fire appliances from Earlham and Carrow attended the scene at around 5.30pm, and the fire was extinguished using hose reel jets by crews wearing breathing apparatus.

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