are appealing for information following a fire in an outside storage unit in
Stapleford this morning.
Crews from Stapleford, Ilkeston and Long Eaton attended the fire and Nottinghamshire
Police were called just after 4.30am to assist.
area remains cordoned off while a joint investigation continues into the cause
of the fire.
Road was temporarily closed while the blaze was tackled.
man was treated for smoke inhalation.
Road onto Derby Road is currently closed while the investigation progresses.
Sergeant Matt Scott, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We are continuing to
work closely with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and a joint
investigation has begun to establish the circumstances of how the fire began.
particularly interested in locating and speaking to a young black female who
was out jogging and who raised the alarm with local residents. This person may
be able to provide key information and I am appealing for her to come forward
and tell us what she knows.”
with information about the incident is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on
101, quoting incident number 61 of 22 December 2020.