Nottingham

Fire forces evacuation of Worksop flats

A number of residents have been rescued after a fire at a block of flats in Nottinghamshire.

Three crews were called to the two-storey building at Lanchester Gardens in Worksop just after 0100 GMT and used breathing apparatus to enter.

Eleven people were rescued and one flat was severely damaged. All residents were given a medical check but no one needed hospital treatment.

Investigators are still trying to discover the cause of the fire.

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