August 18, 2021 2.54 pm This story is over 27 months old

A52 closed as firefighters tackle Wrangle warehouse blaze

People urged to keep windows and doors shut

Fire crews from across Lincolnshire are tackling a blaze at a commercial warehouse near Boston.

Police closed the A52 at Wrangle in both directions and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is urging people to keep their windows shut, after a huge fire broke out at a warehouse in Main Road.

Fortunately, nobody was injured in the incident. The fire is now under control, but there is a lot of smoke and the cause of the fire is not yet known.

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue said at around 4.15pm that crews were still at the scene, with 45 members of fire and rescue staff in attendance.

They are expected to remain on scene for some time and into the night.

An eyewitness told The Lincolnite smoke could be seen billowing from the George Kime depot in the town. Shocking video footage from the scene shows smoke engulfing the building.

Fire fighters were called to the blaze just after 1.30pm this afternoon, with crews from Leverton, Boston, Skegness, Kirton, Donnington and Alford all at the scene.