STANTON FIRE: Building to be demolished

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Erewash Borough Council has announced that the building in the former Stanton Ironworks, where a huge fire started last night, will be demolished later today (Tuesday,)

Low’s Lane will remain closed to traffic until at least 3.30pm.

An investigation into the cause of the blaze, which saw 40 firefighters from seven stations, including Ilkeston and Long Eaton, tackle the blaze.

Gas cylinders were thought to have exploded inside the building, used by a number of companies.