Fourteen fire engines at major fire incident in Grantham

Fire engines at the Bairds Maltings incident last night.
Fire engines at the Bairds Maltings incident last night.
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Firefighters are tackling a major fire at the Bairds Maltings in Grantham.

Fourteen fire engines are reported to be at the scene in Springfield Road where firefighters are tackling a fire on the fifth and sixth floors of the building.

Smoke could be seen high up in the Bairds Maltings building. Photo: Danny Smith

Smoke could be seen high up in the Bairds Maltings building. Photo: Danny Smith

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service says there are ten pumps and other appliances at the scene. Several police cars and an ambulance are also at the site.

People have been asked to avoid the area. Springfield Road has been closed.

The fire service says there are 10 pumps from Grantham, Newark, Bingham, Billingborough, Billinghay, Donington, Sleaford and Stamford, and an aerial Ladder from Lincoln South, and supporting appliances from Market Rasen and Lincoln North in attendance

Fire crews attend the Bairds Maltings incident on Springfield Road, Grantham.

Fire crews attend the Bairds Maltings incident on Springfield Road, Grantham.

Fire engines line Springfield Road at the Bairds Maltings.

Fire engines line Springfield Road at the Bairds Maltings.