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Firefighters tackle fire at garage on Station Road

Firefighters are tackling a fire at a commercial garage on Station Road in North Hykeham.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue were called to the incident at 7.21pm on Saturday, January 25.

Nine appliances and two hydraulic platforms from Lincoln South, Lincoln North, Brant Broughton, Saxilby, Collingham, Market rasen, Boston, Gainsborough, Grantham and Donington attended the scene.

The fire is at a two-storey building measuring 50m x 40m used as a commercial garage.

The fire is located in a workshop area. Hydraulic cutting equipment and three main jets are in use to tackle the blaze.

The fire is at the Camper UK garage. The firm was in the process of relocating to new larger premises on Deacon Road.

Police have closed the junctions of Whisby Road with Station Road and Newark Road.

It’s estimated the junctions will remain closed for at least three to four hours.

See below for updates:

The fire at the Camper UK garage. Photo: Callum Hill
The fire at the Camper UK garage. Photo: Callum Hill

Update at 11.25pm: Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue say the fire is now surrounded and contained to the building.

Five jets remain in use and steady progress is being made by crews.

Update at 11.50pm: Crews attending will be scaled down to three pumps and two hydraulic platforms.

Fire and Rescue say steady progress to tackle the fire continues.

Update at 10.15am on January 26: The incident has been scaled down overnight. Currently two pumps and one aerial platform are being used to survey the building for hot spots.

A fire investigation team is also on the scene and is due to begin an investigation into the cause of the fire.

The road is still completely closed at top of Station Road, with access being allowed via the top of Whisby Road.

Update at 12.45pm: All Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue appliances have been released, with site security left with Lincolnshire Police and the site owner.

The fire investigation is continuing.

Update at 1.50pm: Station Road has fully reopened to traffic.