A15 closed by car fire near Leasingham

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The A15 had to be temporarily closed to traffic this afternoon (Wednesday) when a car burst into flames.

A fire crew from Sleaford attended the incident at 1.44pm when a Vauxhall Insignia caught fire at Leasingham.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the flames using a hosereel.

A fire service spokesman said the road was closed for a short while. There were no injuries to the occupants. There was no information yet on how the fire started.