DRAMATIC pictures show firefighters battling a van blaze in Wantage town centre this morning.

Photos from one eyewitness show two firefighters extinguishing the fire, which earlier enveloped the vehicle parked on Ormond Road.

The incident happened near the junction of Newbury Street and is still causing long delays.

Oxford Mail:

Firefighters are now directing traffic after briefly closing Ormond Road between the traffic lights at the crossroads and the junction of Chain Hill.

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Long queues have formed on the approaches from Newbury Street and Ickleton Road.