Fire at a former industrial building in New Basford.
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Footage of huge fire at disused factory in New Basford

A large fire at a derelict industrial site lit up the Nottingham sky in the early hours.

The blaze started at about 04:00 BST at the Guy Birkin factory, on Beech Avenue, New Basford.

At its height, eight fire engines were in use, but firefighters said it was now under control.

Residents living in the area have been urged to stay indoors and keep doors and windows closed.

A number of surrounding roads including Beech Avenue, High Church Street, and Mount Street have been closed.

The fire is not currently being treated as suspicious.

  • 28 Sep 2016