Solvents Factory Fire, Harworth

A fire broke out yesterday at Solvents for Safety, Plumtree Industrial Estate, Harworth. 80 Firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze on the Nottingham and South Yorkshire border.

There have been no reports of injuries, but due to the nature of the chemicals involved environmental issues had to be considered.

A number of houses were evacuated yesterday but the occupants have been allowed to return to their homes today. The cause of the fire is not yet known. An investigation will be carried out once the fire has been extinguished and the structure of the building secured.

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