Live updates as Marfleet Lane closed as thick black smoke billows for miles
Firefighters and police are in attendance at a car fire in east Hull and the road has been closed. Thick black smoke can be seen billowing across Marfleet Lane with traffic at a standstill as the fire brigade try to put out the flames. Humberside Fire & Rescue Service have confirmed it has one fire engine at the scene and that they are working in partnership with the police who have closed the road. A spokeswoman for the organisation said: “We are in attendance at a vehicle fire with police in the Marfleet Lane area and have one fire engine at the scene.” It is not yet known how the fire has started or how long the road will remain closed for. Follow our live blog below for all the latest updates on the fire and traffic in the area. Follow Hull Live Our daily newsletter – To get the latest headlines direct to your email inbox every day, click here . Download our app – You can download our free app for iPhone and iPad from Apple’s App Store , or get the Android version from Google Play . Follow Hull Live on Facebook – Like our Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join in the lively discussions in the comments. Click here to give it a like! Follow us on Twitter – For breaking news and the latest stories, click here to follow Hull Live on Twitter.