Firefighters were called to extinguish the wheel of a lorry that was on fire on the A1 near Tickencote.
The incident happened at about 2.20am today (Tuesday) when the wheel caught fire on the northbound carriageway.
The blaze was caused due to a discarded cigarette.
Fire crews from Stamford and Oakham attended and used a hose reel to dampen the wheel.
No-one was injured in the incident.