'No casualties' as fire engulfs lorry on road between Peterborough and Spalding

A lorry driver managed to escape unhurt after his entire vehicle went up in flames yesterday (May 12).

By Ben Jones
Friday, 13th May 2022, 11:05 am

Fire crews have confirmed that no casualties were reported after the vehicle caught fire at around 4:30pm on the A16 in Crowland, close to the junction with Peterborough Road.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue said the road opened at about 1am.

They said: “Crews extinguished using two hose reels, foam and breathing apparatus. No casualties reported.

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Remains of the burnt out lorry on the A16, close to Peterborough.

"Crews have left scene and the incident was left with Highways.”

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Lorry fire on the A16. Photo: Gemma Wagstaffe.
Lorry fire on the A16. Photo: Gemma Wagstaffe.