Pavement 'explosion' sends flames 15 feet into the air

The A140 was closed in Long Stratton after a pavement 'explosion' send flames 15 feet into the air Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police and fire officers are investigating the cause of an 'explosion' in a Norfolk village which sent flames shooting 15 feet into the air.

The blast happened under the pavement close to the Stratton Motors garage in Long Stratton 10 miles to the south of Norwich.

The incident has closed the busy A140 road between Norwich and Ipswich causing traffic congestion in the area.