Emergency services called to car fire on A19

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POLICE and fire services were called to a car fire on the A19.

Cleveland Fire Brigade were on scene on Wednesday morning after a silver Nissan X-Trail caught fire on the northbound dual carriageway near the A1027 Billingham/Norton turnoff.

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: “The car fire was reported at 10am.

“The fire brigade were informed and are on scene. The vehicle is just on the Norton/Billingham sliproad.”