After shocked witnesses reported ‘explosions,’ a huge metal fire broke out on a Nottingham industrial estate. More than 100 firefighters raced to put out the flames.

  • Over 100 firefighters rushed to industrial estate west of central Nottingham
  • There are reports of explosions from a huge fire in the metal at an industrial site
  • The fire department was on scene for several hours, trying to get it under control.

Today, over 100 firefighters tackled a large fire that broke out in Nottingham’s industrial estate.

Residents have been urged not to go near the Dunkirk area in central London due to reports of explosions.

These dramatic images depict fiery clouds rising into the heavens, emitting an orange glow. 

Although fire crews were on the scene for many hours, their presence was increased as the flame spreads.

Over 100 firefighters are tackling a huge blaze that broke out at an industrial estate in Nottingham this evening

More than 100 firefighters tackled a massive fire that erupted at Nottingham’s industrial estate this evening.

Residents are being urged to stay away amid reports of 'explosions' at the site west of the city centre

Residents are being asked to avoid the area west of city centre due to reports of “explosions”.

According to the Nottingham Post it’s the third consecutive year firefighters are being called to the exact same industrial area. 

A spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service reported that more than 100 firefighters attended the “significant metal fire” on Harrimans Lane.

They tweeted an update at 11pm, adding: “Crews will continue to work throughout the night with our multi-agency partners to address the serious incident on Harrimans Lane.”

“Due to strong winds and smoke, we ask residents to avoid the area. We also recommend that they close all windows and doors.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson reported that over 100 firefighters were attending the 'significant metal fire' on Harrimans Lane

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman reported that 100 firefighters responded to the’significant fire in metal’ at Harrimans Lane.

'Due to the large amount of smoke and strong winds we remind residents to stay clear of the area and close their windows and doors,' they added

“Due to strong winds and smoke, we ask residents to avoid the area. We also remind them to close all windows and doors.

Sergeant Andy Wright from Nottinghamshire Police said that they received reports of large-scale flames in Harrimans Lane Dunkirk at 7.35 pm this evening (27/11).

“We are on scene at present, assisting Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service to close roads while they attend to the fire.

Redfield Road has been closed and will not be reopened. The fire service is continuing to battle the fire.

“We ask that anyone who has any information regarding the incident contact police at 101 and quote incident 663 from 27/11/2021.”

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