Busses are being diverted after a car fire on a busy Nottingham road.

Firefighters are tackling the blaze at the junction of Aspley Lane and Nuthall Road.

Picture of Nuthall Road, Aspley Lane. Photo from google

The fire, which started on Thursday morning, spread to traffic lights which have now stopped working.

A spokesman for Nottingham City Transport, said: “Due to a car fire on Aspley Lane, Turquoise 77 are diverting towards the city.

“Buses are using Melbourne Road and Nuthall Road to reach Bobbers Mill.”

It is unknown how long the traffic lights will be out of order.

A spokesman for Nottingham Travelwise, said: “There has been a vehicle fire at the junction of Aspley Lane and Nuthall Road that has spread to the signals.

“The signals are all out and the junction is under police control. Traffic is flowing inbound, outbound traffic is restricted. Take alternitive route if possible.”

The vehicle that caught on fire has since been removed from the scene.