Police believe Nottingham station fire was arson

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British Transport Police have said they are treating the devastating blaze at Nottingham train station as arson.

The fire, which has been described as the worst in 20 years by firefighters, broke out at around 6.25am.

It is believed to have started in a toilet in a new extension of the building from which it spread to the roof.

While Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service continue to battle the fire, investigators have been trying to uncover what they believe is the cause of the blaze.

The tweet from British Transport Police detailing the update is below:

Trains to and from Nottingham station have been affected, including trains between Nottingham and Derby.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have said that 60 firefighters from eight stations tackled the blaze, but no injuries have been reported so far.

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