‘Fire service incident’ blocks Sheffield road

A ‘fire service incident’ blocked a Sheffield road earlier this morning.

At around 7am, bus company First South Yorkshire said Lowedges Road in Lowedges was blocked near to the junction with Chesterfield Road because of a ‘fire service incident’.

Lowedges Road, Lowedges

Lowedges Road, Lowedges

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Its buses on the number 24 service route were diverted via Greenhill Parkway and Gervase Road in both directions.

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Buses are now able to pass the scene.

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First said buses are being ‘guided past’.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue has so far declined to release details on the incident.