A19 reopens after van blaze

Firefighters are dealing with a van on fire at the A19/A1231 junction.

Firefighters are dealing with a van on fire at the A19/A1231 junction.

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The A19 is open again, after it was closed due to a van fire shortly after 11am today.

A crew from Washington fire station tackled the blaze, which closed all three lanes of the northbound carriageway on the Hylton Bridge, close to the junction with the A1231 Wessington Way.

Firefighters are dealing with a van on fire at the A19/A1231 junction.

Firefighters are dealing with a van on fire at the A19/A1231 junction.

The road was closed for around half an hour.

No-one was hurt.