12 fire crews are battling a huge fire at a recycling plant near Sleaford.
Waste materials caught alight overnight at Mid UK Recycling at High Dyke, Ancaster and emergency services were called out at around 1.30am on Friday, September 14.
A major incident declared in the early hours has now been lifted, however a number of road closures and restrictions will affect traffic for much of the day.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have received additional support from police, the ambulance service, Red Cross, and local authorities.
No casualties have been reported as a result of the blaze.
Plumes of smoke still coming from the site are not said to be toxic, however people in the area have been advised to keep doors and windows closed for the time being.
Road closures are in place in the High Dyke, Ancaster area. The A153 will be closed until around midday today.
TRAVEL ALERT#Ancaster #BarkstonHeath #Honington The A153 is CLOSED due to a large fire at Barkston Heath. Extends to B6403 Ancaster crossroads & A607 Honington
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— #LincsConnect (@LincsConnect) September 14, 2018
Our officers have been on-site since early this morning supporting @LincsFireRescue crews as they respond to this #fire. We're monitoring run-off from the site to prevent pollution & will continue working with emergency services & local authorities throughout the day https://t.co/xwS5wMgyV7
— Env Agency Midlands (@EnvAgencyMids) September 14, 2018
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