HGV engulfed in flames closes A13 in Essex

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Emergency services are currently on scene with Essex fire and rescue who are dealing with alorry fire on the #A13 at #Orsett which has caused the #Southend-bound carriageway to be closed.

It happened around 6.30pm.

Police are asking motorists to avoid the area and and seek an alternative route 

The road’s likely to be closed well into tonight and tomorrow morning due to the damage caused.