Lorry fire – A14 - Huntingdonshire

At 12.41pm on Saturday (7) one crew from Huntingdon, one crew from Sawtry, a water carrier from Ramsey and one crew from Thrapston in Northamptonshire  were called to a fire on the A14.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire involving a recycling lorry on the westbound carriageway, near Catworth. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using jets and peat branches.

The A14 was closed in both directions to ensure the fire was extinguished safely.

The crews returned to their stations by 6pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.