Warning for South Yorkshire commuters as firefighters tackle huge blaze at railway station

Firefighters at Nottingham railway station (PA)
Firefighters at Nottingham railway station (PA)

Commuters have been warned to expect delays and cancellations today after a huge fire broke out at Nottingham railway station.

Fifty firefighters are currently tackling the blaze, which was discovered in the early hours and led to the evacuation of the station.

Trains will not be stopping at the station 'until further notice', a spokesman for East Midlands Trains said.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: "There are now 10 fire engines in attendance approximately 50 firefighters fighting the fire at the Nottingham Train Station".

Nottinghamshire Police said surrounding roads are closed.

The force tweeted: "Transport in the area will be severely disrupted."

A spokeswoman for East Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We have a clinical manager and specialist paramedics at the scene."

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