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Ten fire crews tackle large tyre blaze in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are in attendance at the fire in Ranskill.

A spokesperson said:

‘We were called at 10.23am to a fire on an industrial site in Ranskill. Around 1000 tyres are on fire and a large black smoke plume can be seen from surrounding areas.

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‘We currently have nine fire engines and the Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP) on scene. We are being assisted by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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‘The public should avoid the area and close windows and doors if they see or smell smoke.

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‘We’re aware that large groups of the public are gathering near this fire.

‘Please stay away from the area for your own safety as crews continue to arrive and tackle the fire. Large quantities of smoke are issuing from the scene.

‘Thank you for your understanding.’

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‘Our Joint Control room is receiving lots of calls about this fire due to the large smoke plume.

‘We are aware of the incident and fighting the fire.

‘We have 10 appliances either on scene or on the way, including Mansfield’s Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP).’

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