Smoke is billowing in the air as fire crews from Lincolnshire and Leicestershire deal with a fire on a Stamford school site on Friday afternoon.
Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue were called at 12.33pm to a fire in the area of St Paul’s Street in Lincoln and are advising residents to close windows and doors. The fire was on the site of Stamford Endowed Schools.
The school confirmed on social media that there is a fire on the site and that everyone has been evacuated safely from the building.
I hope no one hurts 😥 pic.twitter.com/lgryuiJn0O
— CENTRAL CAFE & TEA ROOMS (@CafeStamford) June 12, 2020
The extent of any damage or a cause of the fire had not been confirmed by the publication.
A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue said: “Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are currently in attendance at a domestic property in the area of St Paul’s Street in Stamford.
Fire contained, brilliant work pic.twitter.com/IzfxNOhkJq
— stamfordliving1 (@StamfordLiving1) June 12, 2020
— CraigDLyons (@craigDLyons) June 12, 2020
“Six appliances including the aerial ladder platform are attending. This includes five appliances from Lincolnshire – Stamford, Grantham, Market Deeping, Bourne and Boston, and an appliance from Leicestershire.”