A car caught fire on the A47 near Thorney last night (Tuesday January 9).

Crews from Thorney and Dogsthorpe were called to the blaze at 9.38pm.

Firefighters arrived to find a car well alight.

Wearing breathing apparatus, they used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

The crews returned to their stations by 10.35pm.

The cause of the fire was accidental.