Firefighters tackle 'serious' property blaze in Mansfield

Firefighters are currently tackling a 'serious' property fire in Mansfield.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene of the fire on Ruddington Court, Bellamy Estate.

The fire - taken by Andrew Topping

The fire - taken by Andrew Topping

Residents are being asked to avoid the area.

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A fire and rescue spokesman said: "Please avoid the area if possible as traffic delays are building, and keep doors and windows closed due to smoke in the area.

"This has been described as a serious fire, and firefighters are working to extinguish remaining pockets of fire. Four breathing apparatus, two jets, and two hose reels are in use and a fire investigation will take place to determine the cause of the fire."

The fire - taken by Andrew Topping

The fire - taken by Andrew Topping

Firefighters from Hucknall, Arnold, Edwinstowe and Warsop responded to the fire.

Nottinghamshire Police are also at the scene now.