Firefighters tackle blaze at block of flats in Nottingham

Firefighters tackle blaze at block of flats in Nottingham

It happened at Springfield Mill in Sandiacre

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a block of flats in Nottingham.

Eight engines were at the fire at Springfield Mill on Bridge Street in Sandiacre, with two aerial ladder platforms, two water carriers and a control room unit.

The blaze broke out on Tuesday afternoon and firefighters expect to continue to fight it for several hours into the evening.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service asked members of the public to stick to Government lockdown rules and stay away from the area, tweeting: "Coming to view this fire is not an essential journey."

They also advised people to remain indoors and keep windows and doors closed due to smoke.

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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