Firefighters battle A27 car fire near Havant

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A car has caught fire on the A27 this afternoon. 

The incident happened on the westbound carriageway at Havant and the slip road is currently closed. 

Firefighters battle car blaze on A27 this afternoon. Picture: Hants Road Policing/ Twitter

Firefighters battle car blaze on A27 this afternoon. Picture: Hants Road Policing/ Twitter

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene of the incident on the road this afternoon. 

Pictures show the car has been consumed by flames and firefighters battling the blaze. 

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Hants Road Policing tweeted: ‘Car fire westbound on slip for the A27 at Havant. Slip road currently closed. All persons safe.’ 

The car fire happened near Havant. Picture: Hants Road Policing/ Twitter

The car fire happened near Havant. Picture: Hants Road Policing/ Twitter

The car has been ‘100% destroyed’ by the fire Hants Fire Control have said on Twitter. 

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