June 27, 2019 12.27 pm This story is over 36 months old

Tractor fire closes A15 Sleaford Road

It is causing some delays

A tractor fire is causing delays on the A15 Sleaford Road near Lincoln which is now closed both ways.

Police were called to the fire of a tractor towing hay bales on the A15 Sleaford Road in Bracebridge Heath at 11.52am on Thursday, June 27.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said the A15 Sleaford Road is now closed north and southbound. The closure isn’t anticipated to be in place for long and there are no reported injuries. The fire has been extinguished.

One witness posted on social media saying: “Avoid Sleaford Road at the bottom of Sycamore Grove, lorry cab on fire. He managed to get rid of his hay before that went up as well. Fire engines have blocked the road off.”

Reporters also contacted Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue for more information, but there was no reply by the time of publication.