A VAN fire on a busy road in Ledbury caused delays for motorists this afternoon.

Firefighters were called to reports of the fire on Leadon Way at 3.07pm today.

On arrival they found the van, which was carrying petrol powered machinery and approximately 30 litres of fuel, was fully alight.

Crews tackled the blaze using breathing apparatus and hose reel jets.

No-one was injured and the road has now fully reopened.

Photos by Leanne Jane Saunder and Ledbury SNT