Firefighters have spent the day tackling a huge fire at a recycling plant near Sleaford.
Crews were called out to Mid UK Recycling near Ancaster at around 2am to the fire made up of burning carpets and household waste.
It led to road closures, and local residents were advised to keep their doors and windows shut as a precaution.
Adam Fowler reports:
Around 75 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a recycling plant in Ancaster near Grantham.
A block of around four thousand bales of rubbish is on fire and though the blaze is under control it's not expected to be put out for several days. That could mean traffic continues to be affected in the local area as road closures are in place.
Nearby residents have been told to keep their windows and doors shut:
Around 75 firefighters tackling 3,000 bales of rubbish on fire at Mid UK Recycling in Ancaster. http://t.co/z8rTWx8lt5
Road closures in place. The fire won't be extinguished for several days, so that could continue for the foreseeable. http://t.co/e8oCbbWDdE
"Fire and other emergency services were called to Mid-UK recycling on the High Dyke at Wilsford earlier this morning where bales of waste were well alight.
"Police, Fire and Ambulance responders were at the scene and police toured the area advising residents to keep their windows closed as there was thick black smoke coming from the fire.
"A number of roads around the area have been closed. The cause of the fire is not yet known. There are no injuries."
01:57hrs 12 fire appliances, 1 water carrier, 1 hose layer & 1 high volume pump in attendance at a large fire on High Dike, Ancaster. (1/2)
(2/2) approx 100 x 100 metres of stacked of bailed rubbish & carpets well alight. Further details to follow as & when we get them
01:57hrs - High Dike, Ancaster. Residents close to incident are being advised to keep doors & windows closed whilst LFR deal with incident
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The collision between the male cyclist and a car happened at around 8.25am on on Sand Lane at Marston. He has been flown to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham. The road is likely to remain closed for some time. Any witnesses area asked to contact police.
A man has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent after what is thought to have been a chainsaw attack in Grantham.
38-year-old Simon Terrence Alexander, of Hillside Road in Woolsthorpe-By-Belvoir, was last night charged by officers in connection with the attack on Monday 8th June.
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A 44-year-old local man was found with an injury to his arm. He was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre for treatment. A 38-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of grevious bodily harm and is currently in police custody.