Delays as fire crews close two lanes on A419 for vehicle fire

There are delays on the A419 northbound due to a vehicle fire this afternoon.

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A silver car, thought to be a Skoda, went up in flames between junction A4259 and the A420 at just before 4pm today, 5 July.

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Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene, sending one crew from Stratton Fire Station and extinguished the fire using a hose reel jet.

Garry Adams said that there were “literally clouds and clouds of black smoke”.

UPDATE 4.26PM: One lane remains closed and traffic is moving slowly.