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Fire In Derby City

At 16.44 hours on 4 June 2018 Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service received several calls to a fire in Derby city centre.

Firefighters from Kingsway, Ascot Drive, Nottingham Road, Ilkeston, Long Eaton, Belper, Alfreton and Castle Donnington (Leicestershire) attended the fire in the plant room on the roof of Norman House, off Friar Gate in the City of Derby.

The Aerial Ladder Platform was used to assist fighting the fire.

Firefighters worked to contain the fire and prevented any further spread. The fire is now out.

There are no known people with injuries as a result of the fire.

A multi-agency meeting with police and ambulance is currently underway to discuss bringing the incident to a close.

An investigation will look into the cause of the fire.

*UPDATE* - 5 JUNE 2018

The fire investigation that took place has concluded that the most probable cause of the fire was accidental by hot work being carried out on the roof of the building.

The building itself has now been handed over to site management.

Press Release (pdf 210.00 KB)