What Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue is saying about the fire at Nottingham train station

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Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue have been on the scene of the fire at Nottingham railway station since early Friday morning.

Crews were called to the scene at 6.25am, after a fire broke out in a toilet in a new extension to the Grade-II* listed building.

At 12.45pm, the fire service issued a press release to explain the situation at the scene.

Here's what they said, in full.

"Firefighters are continuing to work hard, with emergency service colleagues and partner agencies, to extinguish the fire as soon as possible and return the situation to one of normality.

Ten fire crews are at the city centre station after the fire broke out at about 06:30am

"At this time the fire is continuing to burn but is now under control – and a joint investigation between Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and British Transport Police has now begun into the cause.

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"This has been a complex incident for crews to deal with and updates will continue to be released during the course of the day. Nobody is believed to have been injured.

"Residents and commuters are being asked to please avoid the area around the station whilst work to extinguish and investigate the fire continues.

"If anybody has any information about the fire, please call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting reference number 85 of 12 January."

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