Delays and damage to road after van catches fire near Hitchin

MOTORISTS are being warned to expect delays this afternoon (Wednesday) after a van caught fire on a main road near Hitchin.

Police and fire crews were called just after 2pm to a van on fire on the A505 between Offley and Hitchin, near Beech Hill.

Although the road has now reopened, police are reporting delays and advising people to take alternative routes where possible.

No-one is reported as injured in the incident, although there is some road damage which Herts Highways is dealing with.

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