RAILWAY STATION BLAZE: What we know

Dozens of firefighters are dealing with a blaze at Nottingham railway station (PA)
Dozens of firefighters are dealing with a blaze at Nottingham railway station (PA)

As 50 firefighters tackle a huge blaze at Nottingham railway station this morning, this is what we know.

- There are 10 crews tackling the blaze, with 50 firefighters involved.

- Emergency services were alerted to the blaze at 6.25am. It is believed to have started in a toilet and spread to the roof.

- Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue described the blaze as a 'fully developed fire in the main concourse of the station, which has spread to the roof'.

- All trains to and from Nottingham are cancelled until further notice.

- East Midlands Trains said services on all routes through Nottingham are expected to be affected for the entire day.

- The station has been evacuated and surrounding roads are cordoned off. Rail users and motorists have been warned to expect severe disruption.

- No injuries have been reported but East Midlands Ambulance Service has a clinical manager and specialist paramedics at the scene.

A spokesman said: "Crews are currently working to stop the fire from spreading. Thank you for your patience whilst we work to keep everyone safe."

- Passengers should visit www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk for the latest travel information.

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