House cordoned off by emergency services after ‘serious fire’

A house in a Nottinghamshire village has been cordoned off following a serious fire in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Nottinghamshire Police were called at around 3.20am on Saturday November 7 to assist colleagues from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service as they responded to a report of the fire within the property in Manor Close in Costock.

Officers will remain at the scene on Saturday as an investigation will begin to establish the circumstances of how the fire began.

Fire crews from East Leake, Loughborough, West Bridgford, Highfields, London Road, Stapleford, Castle Donington all responded to the incident.

Emergency services have not said if any injuries were reported but a full investigation will get underway.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Area Manager Damien West said: “The service were called at 3.22am following reports of a house fire. Crews attended swiftly and are working hard to extinguish the fire.

“I’d like to thank the local residents for their assistance, patience and understanding at this time.

“When the fire is put out a full joint fire and police investigation will be carried out to determine the cause of the fire.”

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 77 of Saturday 7 November 2020.

Nottinghamshire Live – Local News