A CAR fire on the A12 is causing delays.

The incident happened in a layby on the southbound carriageway between junction 26 for Eight Ash Green and junction 25 at Marks Tey

Firefighters from Colchester and Manningtree were called to the incident at 5.52pm and using one hose reel jet had extinguished the blaze by 6.01pm.

No-one was injured by the fire.