Vehicle fire closes section of A46 near Lincoln

A section of the A46 near to the Newark Showground roundabout has been closed this morning due to an ongoing fire.


UPDATE: The incident involved a van and trailer.

The road was reopened at 9.01am and no one was injured.


Both lanes are closed in the Newark direction.

Drivers at the scene have reported that a caravan appears to be on fire, some suggesting a car is also alight.

The fire started at around 7am.

The fire started at around 7am near to the Newark Showground roundabout.

The fire started at around 7am near to the Newark Showground roundabout.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue crews have attended the scene and are working to extinguish the blaze.

There have been no reports of any serious injuries.

Traffic is building in the area. Motorists are being advised to find alternative routes this morning.

Traffic is building in the area. Drivers are being advised to avoid.

Traffic is building in the area. Drivers are being advised to avoid.