Vale of Belvoir road closed due to vehicle blaze

Police closed a road in the Vale of Belvoir after a vehicle was found to be on fire.

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 3:23 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th May 2021, 4:31 pm
Police are attending an ongoing incident EMN-210527-151601001

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service sent crews to the incident, which was on Stathern Lane at Harby.

Leicestershire Police say they were called to the incident at 2.30pm and the road was closed while the blaze was dealt with.

A spokeswoman said: “We attended after reports of a vehicle fire on Stathern Lane.

“There is no immediate suggestion that anyone has been injured in the incident.

“We have been asked to close the road while it is dealt with.”

Police also Tweeted: “Due to a police incident Stathern Road near to Harby villiage and Stathern is closed between Canal Lane and Main Street until further notice.”

Motorists were advised to take alternative routes while the incident was dealt with before police reopened the road to traffic at 4pm.