Fire breaks out next to Lincoln shops

A fire has broken out between two Lincoln shops, just off the High Street.

Firefighters from Lincoln North and South were sent to Portland Street to put out the fire.

An eyewitness told The Lincolnite that she saw the shop owners frantically trying to save their goods.

Photo: Amy Louise Amos

Pictures from the scene appear to show that the fire emerged next to the Portland Mini Market.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue tweeted to say that the fire involved two wheelie bins.