Police appeal for information after large fire at derelict building in Mansfield

Police are appealing for information after a large fire at a derelict building in Mansfield.

Around 12 homes were evacuated following the incident on Victoria Street at around 7.30pm yesterday (Tuesday) and other residents in the area were advised to stay indoors and keep their doors and windows shut because of the smoke.

Crime scene investigators at the scene of the fire on Victoria Street

Crime scene investigators at the scene of the fire on Victoria Street

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A joint investigation has been launched by Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service into how the fire started.

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Police are currently working with structural engineers to confirm whether people can return to their homes as soon as possible.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number 869 of 31 July 2018.