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A50 carriageway near Burton closed over car fire

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: August 13, 2014

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POLICE closed off a carriageway of the A50 near Burton following a car fire.

Firefighters from Tutbury and Derby's Kingsway fire stations were called out to reports of a car on fire on the A50 eastbound between junctions seven and five, at 10.48pm on Monday.

On arrival the car was described as 'well alight' and crews wore breathing apparatus and used a jet to put out the flames.

The fire had been extinguished by 11.17pm.

Police closed one lane while the vehicle was recovered and the incident wasn't thought to be serious.

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