Emergency services attended after a van caught fire on Outer Circle Road in Lincoln.
It is understood that the driver of the van got out safely after the incident, which happened at around midday on Thursday, October 7.
An eyewitness, who wished to remain anonymous, said they saw the van at the lights, then a burst of smoke, before flames and a loud bang. She believes the driver got out safely.
A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “We were called to reports of a van on fire at the junction near to Halfords on Outer Circle Road at 12.05pm.
“The road was partially blocked while crews from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue dealt with the fire. The driver arranged his own recovery of the vehicle, and the road was cleared by 3.45pm.”
Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue were also contacted, but there was no reply by the time of publication.