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Petrol station fire causes major A11 disruption

Emergency services on the scene at the Five Ways roundabout. Credit: @mildenhallpolice/Twitter

A fire at a petrol station in Suffolk has caused major disruption on the A11 this morning.

Emergency services have been on the scene at the Barton Mills roundabout since just before 7am today (Saturday).

The blaze broke out in the Esso garage shop and fire crews worked quickly to prevent it spreading to the forecourt and fuel supply.

The A11 had been closed in both directions but has since reopened northbound, with just one lane still closed southbound.