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Two retained fire appliances  from Petersfield and Bordon have been  called after a coach  caught fire on the busy A3 northbound carriageway near Petersfield.

Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus  tackled the blaze which had engulfed the rear engine compartment of the coach using a high pressure hose reel.  It is thought that the crews managed to contain the blaze to the compartment and stop it from spreading.

Officer from Hampshire Road Policing from Havant have closed one lane of the carriage whilst a recovery operation takes place of the  52 seater  single decker coach from AMK

Nobody is thought to have been hurt in the incident.

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