Lorry cab goes up in flames on the A303

Lorry cab goes up in flames on the A303

Published by The Spire FM News Team at 12:08pm 19th December 2017. (Updated at 6:53pm 19th December 2017)

The driver escaped unharmed after pulling over near Cholderton.

A lorry driver has had a lucky escape after their cab caught fire on the A303 near Cholderton.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene between Parkhouse Corner and the turn off for Bulford Barracks at 9.49am today (Tues 19th Dec).

It's after the driver noticed a fire starting in the engine and managed to pull over safely to call 999.

Crews from AmesburySalisbury, and Andover attended the blaze, which was contained in the cab, and put it out by 10.17am.

It's thought the articulated lorry didn't contain any goods.

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