Commuters face delays after car fire stops trains
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Trains in have been disrupted following a car fire near a level crossing in a Norfolk town.
Fire engines from Downham Market and Outwell attended a report of a car fire on Fairfield Road in Downham Market after midday.
Rail services between King's Lynn and Ely were disrupted as a result of the incident.
Commuters are expected to face delays following the incident near the Downham Market train station.
A spokesman for Great Northern said: "A vehicle fire near the railway in the Downham Market area has now been dealt with by the fire services.
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"Network Rail has declared that it is safe to restart train services, and these are returning to normal.
"Unfortunately, delays of up to 30 minutes are expected until around 3pm.
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"We encourage passengers delayed by 15 minutes or more to claim Delay Repay compensation via our web site."