A47 closed near Peterborough after car catches fire

The A47 has been closed near Thorney while Fire and Rescue crews deal with a car which caught fire.

By Stephen Briggs
Monday, 1st March 2021, 5:18 pm
The road is closed
The road is closed

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: "We were called at just before 4pm today (1 March) to reports of a car on fire on the A47 between Eye Green and Thorney.

"The road has been closed while the fire service deal with the blaze."

There are no reports of injuries.

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A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: " Crews from Dogsthorpe and Stanground were called to a fire on Thorney Road in Eye at 3.47pm.

"Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire involving a car.

"A crew from Dogsthorpe is still at scene making sure the fire is fully out and the area is safe."