Car bursts into flames on A47

PUBLISHED: 14:20 21 December 2017 | UPDATED: 16:46 21 December 2017

Car on fire at Hardwick Roundabout. Photo: KL.FM

Car on fire at Hardwick Roundabout. Photo: KL.FM

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There was congestion on the A47 in King’s Lynn this morning as emergency services dealt with a car fire.

Police tweeted: “Hardwick Roundabout partially closed due to car fire. Highways on scene and assisting with clearance.”

Norfolk fire service said two appliances from Kings Lynn attended the incident. Crews wore breathing apparatus and used hose reel jets to extinguish.

Traffic is expected to be far heavier in and around Lynn today as shoppers descend on town in search of last-minute bargains.

Check our live traffic map before you travel.

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