SLIDESHOW: Reader pics from the fire at the old scrap metal merchants in Gainsborough

At around 7.25am this morning (Friday 17th April) a fire broke out at the old scrap merchants, Thompsons, in Gainsborough.
Fire at Summergangs Lane, GainsboroughFire at Summergangs Lane, Gainsborough
Fire at Summergangs Lane, Gainsborough

A cloud of thick black smoke could be seen across the town and residents of Gainsborough were soon tweeting and posting their own pictures of the scene.

Here is a collection of some of the best ones.