Mansfield: Silo fire at Rettenmaier factory in Forest Town

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Fire crews from Mansfield and Edwinstowe were called to a silo fire at Rettenmaier UK factory on Strawberry Way in Forest Town, Mansfield.

It happened last night (Tuesday 13th February) at 11:32pm.

The 30 foot silo involved in the fire contained one and a half tonnes of paper. The paper was removed from the silo by the Fire crews.

One hose reel, two breathing apparatus, a thermal imaging camera, ladders and shovels were used in the operation.

The fire was extinguished at 12:16am this morning (Wednesday 18th February).