A van fire in Yarnton Way, Thamesmead, caused the road to be closed yesterday afternoon (January 26).

Emergency services were called to the scene, at the junction with Wolvercote Road, at around 3.30pm.

The van is thought to have caught alight as it was being driven.

There is no suggestion of arson or foul play and there were no other vehicles involved.

No one is thought to have been injured.