A602 Stevenage Road congested this morning after car catches fire

Two Stevenage men have been arrested in connection with gas pipe thefts in the town.

Two Stevenage men have been arrested in connection with gas pipe thefts in the town. - Credit: Archant

There are long delays on the A602 Stevenage Road after a car caught fire this morning.

Hitchin traffic situation following this morning's crash on the A602. Picture: Highways England

Hitchin traffic situation following this morning's crash on the A602. Picture: Highways England - Credit: Archant

The emergency services were made aware that a vehicle was on fire at 6.15am this morning.

Herts police and fire crews attended, with firefighters extinguishing the car fire and officers recovering the vehicle and clearing the carriageway at 9am.

No injuries were reported after the incident.

Traffic remains heavier than usual in the area.


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