Friday 24 May 2024
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Mansfield fire: Update from Nottinghamshire Fire Service officer in charge Damien West

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service provide an update on today’s blaze at an industrial site in Mansfield.

We are currently at a large fire on an industrial estate on forest road Mansfield. Please avoid the area and if affected by the smoke keep doors and windows closed.
19:00 | Update | The Oak Tree Leisure Centre, in Jubilee Way South, will open from 7 pm as a place of safety for members of the public effected by the fire.
18:20 | Update | To enable us to tackle the incident on Forest road safely we have had to isolate the local electrics. Parts of Forest Road, Sandhurst Avenue, Bessemer drive and Nottingham Road are without power. Electric will be restored as soon as it is safe to do so. We thank local residents for their patience.
Currently, we have over 100 firefighters on the scene.
There have been no reports of injuries.
16:35 | Update | Currently we have crews from Mansfield, Ashfield, Blidworth, Edwinstowe, Hucknall, Arnold, Warsop, Shirebrook, Maltby, Kibworth, Stapleford, Chesterfield, Worksop and Highfields in attendance at Forest Road. Please avoid the area.
16:20 | Update | We are being assisted by Nottinghamshire Police who are closing roads along Nottingham Road, Forest Road and Sandhurst Avenue. Nearby properties along Forest Road and Sandhurst Avenue are also being evacuated.
16:00 | Fire | We are currently in attendance at an industrial fire on Forest Road Mansfield. Please avoid the area and if affected by the smoke close doors and windows. Approximately 50 firefighters are on scene, we have received a large number of calls since this incident which started at 3:44pm.
@westbridgfordwirenews Fire updare from Officer in Charge Damien West . See most recent video after a major fire broke out on Saturday 18 March in Mansfield . #mansfield #bbcnews #notts #nottinghamshire #nottingham #fire #firefighter #firefighters #ukfire #ukfirefighters #fyp #foryoupage ♬ original sound – West Bridgford Wire News

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