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The Highways Agency says the A46 in Lincolnshire is closed in both directions between Skellingthorpe and Doddington due to a serious 'police led incident'.
The A15 is still closed though Quarrington in Lincolnshire after a fire at the weekend.
A straw bales fire broke out between the A153 roundabout and Silk Willoughby turn off on Sunday. The road is expected to remain closed until Thursday, at the earliest.
Three juveniles have been released on bail after being arrested in connection with a blaze in Lincolnshire.
Thousands of tonnes of straw were alight on Sunday evening next to the A15 south of Sleaford.
Crews were called out and police were forced to close some roads in the area.
Three juveniles, all males, have been arrested on suspicion of arson. One boy, who was arrested yesterday, has since been released on police bail while the two other individuals will be spoken to by officers in due course.
Dramatic footage of the fire shows 12,000 bales of fire ablaze.
Local diversions are in place and motorists are asked to avoid the area until the road is re-opened.
Firefighters are continuing to bring a fire involving thousands of tonnes of straw under control in Lincolnshire.
Crews were called out to land next to the A15 south in Sleaford at around 7pm last night.
Police say roads in the area could stay closed until this evening.
Sleaford fire update: 3 appliances to remain on scene to prevent fire spread. Unburned bales being removed, burning bales being supervised.
1/2 - Update for fire on the A15 - There are approx 24,000 half tonne straw bales alight, crews using 1 Main Jet & 3 Hose Reels.
More pictures have emerged of a large straw stack fire in Sleaford in Lincolnshire. Fire crews were in attendance just after 6pm. They've warned people to avoid the area and to keep windows and doors closed to avoid smoke entering properties.
Large stack fire south of Sleaford A15 closed between A153/A15 r'bout and silk willoughby. Please avoid the area. http://t.co/IzKngjSHmo
1/2 - 18:04 - We currently have 5 crews & a Water Carrier in attendance at a large straw stack fire on the A15 south of Sleaford
Currently there are 2 Sleaford crews, Billingborough, Billinghay, Metheringham & Water Carrier from Holbeach in attendance at the fire