Firefighters endure busy period with crash, house fire and automatic alarms

Firefighters in and around Mansfield and Ashfield have had a busy few days with a spate of incidents.

By Jon Ball
Sunday, 6th March 2022, 6:46 pm

On Thursday evening, just after 11pm, crews from Edwinstowe and Worksop stations were called to a crash on Netherfield Lane, Perlethorpe.

Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service said a vehicle had ‘left the roadway into trees’.

Four adults were assisted to safety by crews before the scene was handed over to Nottinghamshire Police and medics from East Midlands Ambulance Service.

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A person was rescued from a vehicle by firefighters after a road traffic collision in Coppull.

On March 3, just after 8.15pm, crews from Mansfield, Alfreton and Ashfield station in Kirkby were called to a house fire in Sutton.

Crews in breathing appratus used hose-reel jets to extinguish the fire on Stanton Crescent, before the property was ventilated.

And on Friday afternoon, the service Tweeted: “We can report that several appliances throughout the county have been mobilised this morning; all to automatic fire alarms.

“Fortunately, these were false alarms but it is always better safe than sorry.”

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