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BREAKING | Fire Crews Dealing with Former Factory Blaze

31st July 2018
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BREAKING | Fire Crews Dealing with Former Factory Blaze

Firecrews from Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire are currently on the scene of a blaze in Mansfield (31st July 2018, 9.36pm) at a former factory on Victoria Street, Mansfield.

Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue tweeted "BUILDING FIRE |19:20| We currently have 6 pumps and 2 aerial ladder platforms at a derelict building fire on #VictoriaStreet #Mansfield currently using 1 jet and 2 aerial ladder platforms" at around 9p, following a number of social media photos and videos, where thick smoke and bright flames could be seen rising from the building.

A further tweet from Notts Fire & Rescue confirmed the blaze was under control "Fire crews, including 2 from @DerbyshireFRS, are continuing to tackle a large fire in a derelict building in #victoriastreet #mansfield. If you live nearby please keep doors and windows closed"

The blaze is in close proximity to the train line which connects Nottingham and Mansfield, a spokesperson from East Midlands Trains confirmed services are not effected by the blaze currently, although the situation was being monitored. 

The blaze is in the old Bombardier building on Victoria Street.

PHOTO: @ShirebrookFire (Twitter) 

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