Fire crews battle major blaze off Doddington Road in Lincoln

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LATEST: The cause of the fire was undetermined following an investigation by Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue.

Six fire engines have been called out to a commercial property fire off Doddington Road in Lincoln.

The large blaze, understood to be at the Dynex building, is sending plumes of black smoke into the skies above the west of the city.

Flames have engulfed the building off Doddington Road. Photo: Glyn Pallister

People in the area photographed the fire, which started at around 4pm on Thursday, February 23.

A Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said: “It i a timber-framed single storey building which is used as storage. The fire involves 50% of the building and roof.”

No injuries have been reported.

Photo: Glyn Pallister

The building, understood to be owned by Dynex and located next to Simons, has been almost entirely engulfed in flames.

Photo: Glyn Pallister

Glyn Pallister, who is based on the top floor of a neighbouring building, said at 4.30pm: “The fire keeps getting under control and then the wind fans up again.

“It looks like it’s getting under control now.”

Photo: John Akrill

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have advised those in the area to keep doors and windows closed.

Emergency services have been stretched throughout the day as Storm Doris tore through the county. In Lincoln, trees and structures have been pulled down and number of roads were blocked.

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly.

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