Car "fire" halts A12 traffic

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FIREFIGHTERS were called to the A12 at Colchester after reports a car was on fire.

Fire crews were called to the northbound carriageway, between junctions 27 and 28, just before 4.15pm on Tuesday.

When crews arrived they realised it was a false alarm.

Traffic was held at a standstill while firefighters assessed the scene.

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