Pictures show aftermath of derelict building fire in Bassetlaw

Firefighters tackled a fire in a derelict building in Retford during the early hours of this morning.

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 3:51 pm

Fire crews from stations in Worksop, Harworth and Retford were called to the blaze on Rectory Road, Retford at 4.47am.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

A Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Currently our fire investigation team are in attendance determining the cause of fire.

The aftermath of the derelict building fire in Retford. (Picture: Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue)

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"People were seen running away from the incident and we urge anyone who saw anything to contact the police.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101.

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