A VEHICLE on fire has has caused one lane to close on the A128.

The incident, between the A127 and West Hordon, was reported by Essex Traffic Control at 12.15pm today. 

Firefighters extinguished the fire, where the car was 100 per cent alight by 12.30pm. 

The vehicle was 100% alight when crews from Brentwood and Grays arrived.

One hose reel jet was used to extinguish the fire by 12.30pm.