Rush hour traffic was brought to a halt in Broughton following a car fire.
Fire crews were called to Garstang Road at 8.30am on Tuesday after reports a car was well-alight opposite the Phantom Winger pub.
Officers asked the police to close the sliproad connecting Garstang Road to Eastway while they tackled the fire.
The car was destoyed in the blaze, but no injuries were reported.
An investigation is underway to pinpoint the cause of the fire.