PEOPLE are warned that a road in a Worcestershire village will be closed for most of today after a van fire.

West Mercia Police has warned the road in Alfrick will be closed 'for the foreseeable' after the fire.

The van was well alight when firefighters arrived in the village near Worcester at just after 10.30am today (Thursday).

Firefighters used from Malvern Fire Station extinguished the blaze with damming mats used to contain the run-off.

The incident finished at just after 12.15pm.

West Mercia Police remain at the scene after they received a call about a fire near Brook Cottage.

Officers attended to manage traffic.

There were no injuries reported and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who saw a blue Citroen C25 in the area is asked to visit quoting reference 196 of 16 December.