A52 closed between Barrowby and Sedgebrook with HGV on fire

A road is closed in both directions due to a HGV fire.

The A52 is closed in both ways between Thorns Lane and Allington lane following an incident involving a HGV.

According to the AA’s live road map,[1] there is queuing traffic between Barrowby and Sedgebrook.

The road is currently closed.

The road is currently closed.

The road is currently closed.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue confirmed that Grantham crews were called at 3.42pm to a HGV containing scrap metal that is on fire.

The incident was first reported at 1.52pm today (Friday).

The crews are using a short extension ladder, a hose reel and breathing apparatus at the moment.

A National Highways spokesperson confirmed that they were sending resources to assist with traffic management.

The spokesperson added: “Our strategic diversion route when the A52 is closed is along the A1 northbound from Barrowby to Newark then the A46 to Bingham where traffic can pick up the A52 again, or vice versa.

“We advise road users to allow extra time for their journeys until the incident is cleared.”


  1. ^ AA’s live road map, (www.theaa.com)