Policeman patrols Cattle Market area damaged by fire.

The devastating fire which damaged areas of the Cattle Market is being treated as arson, confirm police.

The fire, which started at approximately 6pm on Sunday, spread across the industrial estate before being contained by fire services in the early hours of the following morning.

Much of the area remains cordoned off as police and fire services clear the rubble and continue establishing what caused the blaze.

Police are trying to identify and talk to three people who were captured by a nearby CCTV camera.

Incident Commander Simon Glew from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service stated: “There’s been significant damage to the site. Approximately 150 by 50 meters [of fire damage].”

“We’ve had four buildings completely destroyed by fire and nine buildings that have been affected by fire.”

Mr Glew added: “The fire’s all out, all damping down is completed. We’re handing the site back to the site owners through the police.”

 

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