Update: Police investigate blaze at second floor flat in Mansfield

Fire on Bilborough Road, Mansfield
Fire on Bilborough Road, Mansfield

POLICE are investigating after a fire broke out at a flat in Mansfield.

Fire crews from Mansfield and Ashfield were called to the property on Bilborough Road at around 4.30am this morning (Tuesday) and one man was rescued by the service.

A police spokesman said: “A man was taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre with suspected serious injuries. We are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fire.”

Anyone who has any information should contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.