Police cordon at the scene.

Relive pictures of Mansfield's Bombardier and Whiteley factory fire - exactly one year ago today

It has been exactly one year to the day since a blaze gutted the former Bombardier and Whiteley factory in Mansfield.

The fire, on Victoria Street, saw crews from Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire battle to put it out overnight between July 31 and August 1, 2018. Five youths were arrested in connection to the incident, but all were released pending further investigation. See our gallery below to relive the blaze.

Smoke was billowing across town. Photo: Richard Mccready.

5. Victoria Street fire, July 31, 2018.

Smoke was billowing across town. Photo: Richard Mccready.
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Firefighters handle the damage.

6. Victoria Street fire, July 31, 2018.

Firefighters handle the damage.
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The fire saw smoke billowing from the building for hours. Photo: Steve Thornfield.

7. Victoria Street fire, July 31, 2018.

The fire saw smoke billowing from the building for hours. Photo: Steve Thornfield.
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Emergency services on the scene.

8. Victoria Street fire, July 31, 2018.

Emergency services on the scene.
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