Fire in Lidl car park

FIRE crews were called out to a blaze in the car park of a Lidl food store in Gainsborough.

At 5.15pm on Tuesday 22nd March one crew from Gainsborough attended a call to a small fire in the open in the car park of the Lidl shop on Ropery Road.

The fire was out by the time they arrived but firefighters carried out an inspection.

Emergency services found that there was moderate damage by fire to a small quantity of shrubs which was caused by carelessly discarded smoking materials.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue would like to take this opportunity to remind all residents to take extra care when disposing of smoking materials.