BREAKING UPDATE: Aftermath of vehicle fire on A31 in Albacete towards Madrid, Spain

BREAKING: Huge vehicle fire on A31 in Albacete towards Madrid, Spain. Image: @DGTes/Twitter

A PHOTO of the huge vehicle fire that closed down the A31 in Albacete towards Madrid, Spain in the early hours of Friday, November 26, has been shared on social media.

UPDATE: 9.32 am (November 25) – An image of the vehicle fire that burned on the A31 in Albacete towards Madrid has been shared roughly two hours after the incident began.

Radio Albacete shared the image of a burnt-out lorry, alongside the caption: “#A31 in the direction of Madrid, cut off at La Roda after a lorry burned down.”


ORIGINAL 7.33 am (November 25) – SPAIN’S Directorate-General for Traffic (DGT) released an image of a huge vehicle fire on the A31 in Albacete towards Madrid in the early hours of Friday, November 26.

A vehicle has caught fire in Albacete, a city and municipality in the Spanish autonomous community of Castilla–La Mancha, on the A31 as you head in the direction towards Spain’s capital of Madrid.

The DGT shared the image of the vehicle fire at 7.11 am on November 26.

The fire is at the km 40 marker on the motorway in La Roda, a small city and municipality located in the Province of Albacete, and diversions have been signposted.

The tweet from the DGT read:

📢⚫️ In #Albacete, a vehicle on fire, #cutting the A31, in La #Roda, direction #Madrid.

➡️ Vehicle on fire at km 40.
➡️ Diversion duly signposted.

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Matthew Roscoe

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    • M

      25 November 2022 • 13:54

      Just shows that drivers have to vigilant at all times, the road networks are good there as I use them frequently so there may be damage to the tarmac which will need attention. I hope a full investigation will take place to find the root cause of this?

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