High winds blow bonfire out of control in Billinghay

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Fire and rescue crews have been kept busy this afternoon due to the high winds, rain and generally stormy conditions.

There were four incidents where crews were called out to remove dengerous items affected by the wind. These included two at Market deeping, one in Spalding and one in Lincoln.

There was also an incident in Billinghay where a bonfire got out of control in the high wind, spreading to nearby hedging and fencing.

Approximately 15m of conifer hedging were severely damaged along with two fence panels and a greenhouse was damaged by the heat.

A fire crew from Sleaford attended the incident reported at 12.40pm.