Lorry carrying tarmac sets alight on A3 near Petersfield

The lorry carrying tarmac caught alight overnight Credit: Bordon Fire Station

A lorry fire has closed parts of the A3 during the early hours of this morning.

The vehicle carrying tarmac caught alight near Butser Hill in Petersfield.

The A3 was closed in both directions - with the southbound carriageway expected to remain closed during rush hour.

Petersfield and Alton fire crews tackled the fire near Butser Hill in the early hours of the morning. Credit: Bordon Fire Station