Live updates as A64 near Tadcaster closed in both directions as crane catches fire

The A64 near Tadcaster is closed in both directions after a crane caught fire.

Thursday, 12th August 2021, 9:35 am
Updated Thursday, 12th August 2021, 9:36 am

Emergency services are on the scene and drivers face several miles of queues.

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A crane has caught fire on the A64 (photo: @MCharlton83 / Twitter).

Live updates as A64 closed in both directions as crane catches fire

Last updated: Thursday, 12 August, 2021, 14:29

    A64 expected to be closed and diversions in place until Friday in aftermath of crane fire near Tadcaster

    The A64 will be closed until Friday morning and diversions through Tadcaster will be in place after a serious crane fire.

    The westbound carriageway is now open - but the eastbound carriageway remains closed for the rest of the day

    Nearby residents advised to keep windows closed

    The A64 is closed in both directions

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