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Updated: Six fire crews tackle blaze in Gunthorpe – roads closed

The incident was reported in the early hours of Saturday 15 January.

Updated: Roads reopened at 9:25 am

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said:

‘We are at the scene of a fire at a car garage in Lowdham Road, Gunthorpe.

‘Incident was reported to us at 4.37am and we have six fire engines at the scene.

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‘Currently tackling the fire using hose reels and breathing apparatus.

In an update at 6:17 am the service added:

‘The fire is in a building next to the garage.

‘Roof has been lost but fire under control.

‘A6097 is closed between Main Street, Gunthorpe & Lowdham Island and likely to be for several hours.

‘We’ll investigate the cause later today.’

AA Roadwatch reports:

‘Road closed due to fire department activity on A6097 both ways from Main Street to Lowdham Village turn off.

‘The road has been closed since around 05:00 Saturday morning following a fire at a garage along the stretch.’


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