A27 lorry fire: No injuries despite significant disruption between Fontwell and Arundel

A lorry caught fire on the A27 last night (Friday), causing significant delays between Fontwell and Arundel, Sussex Police has confirmed.

Saturday, 12th January 2019, 11:26 am
Updated Saturday, 12th January 2019, 11:53 am
Emergency services at the scene of a lorry fire on the A27

Police said emergency services attended the 'dangerous' blaze near The White Swan pub at 7.30pm, which had caused a full road closure.

A police spokesman said: "There were no injuries but it caused significant disruption eastbound.

"It completely blocked off the road and caused heavy delays.

Emergency services at the scene of a lorry fire on the A27

"The road was re-opened by 9pm."

*Video by Jack Chiverton