Traffic delays in Ilford and Barking after van fire on A406
PUBLISHED: 13:41 07 January 2020 | UPDATED: 15:55 07 January 2020
A van which caught fire earlier this afternoon is causing long delays on the A406 between Redbridge and Barking.
Firefighters said they were called at 12.34pm to a van on fire on the southbound carriageway and the blaze was under control by 12.58pm.
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Traffic is slow on both approaches, with northbound traffic queueing back beyond Barking and southbound traffic queueing back to Redbridge.
Barking and Dagenham MPS tweeted: "There are long delays on the A406 southbound just before the Barking junction with the A124.
"This is owing to a vehicle fire. The fire has now been put out and the vehicle moved to the side of the road.
"Traffic is now easing and all lanes have reopened."
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