A LORRY blaze on the Aire Valley trunk road caused traffic chaos between Silsden and Keighley yesterday teatime.

A lorry travelling to Keighley caught fire soon after the Steeton/Silsden roundabout at about 4pm.

The Silsden-Keighley side of the A629 was closed to traffic as firefighters and police tackled the incident.

Nobody was injured, and because of the fire is believed to be accidental.