Firefighters tackle blaze at derelict Mansfield flat

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A BLAZE at a derelict flat in Mansfield has been dealt with by firefighters.

Members of the public reported the fire at a first floor flat, in Princes Street, at about 12 noon on Tuesday.

Fire engines from Mansfield and Ashfield were sent to the scene. Two hose reels, a nine foot ladder, a thermal imaging camera and breathing apparatus were used.

The fire was put out just after 1pm.