Video: Lorry engulfed by fire on A3(M)

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A LORRY was engulfed by fire on the A3(M) this afternoon

It happened on the southbound carriageway between junctions four and five.

Fire on the A3(M) Picture: Malcolm Wells

Fire on the A3(M) Picture: Malcolm Wells

A spokeswoman from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the lorry was severely damaged by fire.

Two people got out of the vehicle before it went up in flames.

Two crews from Waterlooville and one from Havant went to the blaze on the hard shoulder.

It happened at 2.35pm and was over by 2.54pm.

Video by The News chief photographer Malcolm Wells.