BREAKING NEWS: Smoke from factory fire covers Lenton

A large fire has broken out at a factory on Faraday Road.

The fire was spotted around 12:15pm with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service confirming they’d sent four pumps to the scene which was causing a lot of smoke.

The road has been shut off and the primary school behind the factory and all houses close by have been evacuated while the fire department tackle the blaze.

The road is blocked by police and for their own safety the emergency services are warning people to stay away from the area.

More details to follow.