A6006 closed after blaze at barn in Shoby, Leicestershire
UPDATED 9:26am: The A6006 has now reopened in both directions.
Drivers are being warned that the A6006 in Shoby, Leicestershire, is closed after a blaze at a barn.
The road is shut in both directions between the Loughborough Road junction and the Shoby Turn Off after the fire.
Crews were called to the blaze at the barn in Loughborough Road, just after 5.30pm yesterday.
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The barn was used for the storage of fertilizer and hay and the fire service said 2,000 tonnes of straw was destroyed in the blaze. Crews from Melton, Coalville and Loughborough were called to tackle the fire.
Crews were still at the scene this morning damping down after the fire.