Waste fire on Private Road 2, Colwick
by Ellie Watson on 15 April 2022
| FIRE | 09:15 we are currently in attendance at a waste fire on Private Road 2, Colwick, where 20 tonnes of waste paper is on fire. We were called at 08:35, and crews from Carlton, London Road, Arnold, Highfields and Edwinstowe, including the Aerial Ladder Platform, are working to extinguish the fire.
| 09:40 | Ashfield's High Volume Pump and the Water Carrier from Worksop Fire Station are now also in attendance, with fire engines from Collingham and Hucknall. We are asking residents to keep doors and windows closed and avoid the area while we work to extinguish the fire.
| 10:40 | Updates from the scene on Private Road 2, Colwick. Eight fire engines remain with the aerial ladder platform to extinguish the fire. Please avoid Colwick Industrial Estate if possible, and close your doors and windows if downwind of the fire.
| 14:00 | The fire is now extinguished. Crews will remain at the scene to monitor throughout the afternoon. Thank you to nearby businesses and residents for your understanding today. Have a safe Easter Bank Holiday weekend.