Bristol candle lorry fire road reopened

Lorry fire The A3029 Cumberland Basin system is one of the main traffic arteries in and out of the city

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One of Bristol's busiest roads, which was shut after a lorry carrying candles caught fire, has been reopened.

Brunel Way on the Cumberland Basin was closed during rush hour on Wednesday after the road was left covered by a pool of melted wax.

All lanes were reopened just before 07:00 BST on Friday after temporary repairs were completed.

A Bristol City Council spokeswoman said workmen would have to return at a later date to carry out permanent repairs.

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