Lorry fire closes Bideford-Barnstaple main road

THERE was a heavy build up of traffic on the North Devon Link Road during the morning rush hour today (Thursday). Not the weather to blame this time, but a fire in a heavy goods vehicle, which caused closure of part of the road between Bideford and Barnst

THERE was a heavy build up of traffic on the North Devon Link Road during the morning rush hour today (Thursday).

Not the weather to blame this time, but a fire in a heavy goods vehicle, which caused closure of part of the road between Bideford and Barnstaple for nearly an hour between 8.20am and 9.10am.

While some commuters diverted to nearby country roads, others were delayed as the fire was extinguished and the vehicle made safe.


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