Dramatic photo shows lorry fire which closed a major Sheffield road

This is the moment a lorry burst into flames on a busy road in Sheffield, causing traffic disruption.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 7:35 pm

The vehicle caught on fire this morning, Friday, April 2, at around 9.45am, on Abbeydale Road.

The road was closed while firefighters attended the blaze, close to the Tesco petrol station, and buses were diverted but it reopened soon after.

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A lorry fire on Abbeydale Road, Sheffield (pic: Helen Singh)

No one is believed to have been injured in the fire, which was soon extinguished.

It is not known how the fire started.