Lorry bursts into flames at rear of The Ship pub in Skegness

Firefighters at the rear of The Ship pub  in Skegness. ANL-150912-161450001
Firefighters at the rear of The Ship pub in Skegness. ANL-150912-161450001

Firefighters were called to The Ship pub in Skegness this afternoon after smoke was seen gushing from the rear of the building.

Witnesses saw the cab of a lorry parked behind the building engulfed in flames.

The crew extinguished the blaze and made the vehicle safe. A spokesman for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue said the cause may have been an electrical fault.