Queen Avenue in Nottingham metropolis centre has been closed because of a hearth at a metropolis centre restaurant. 4 crews from Nottinghamshire Hearth and Rescue Service had been referred to as round 5.30pm to studies of a ‘floor ground kitchen fireplace’. There’s a cordon in place stopping pedestrians and site visitors from utilizing the street. Firefighters had been gathered round George’s Nice British Kitchen, the place an aerial ladder has been used. Nottingham Metropolis Transport (NCT) have tweeted about diversions for affected providers. The closure is predicted to last as long as three hours inflicting extreme delays to site visitors. A spokeswoman for the hearth service confirmed crews had been referred to as to Queen Avenue at 5.36pm to a hearth in a “floor ground kitchen”. The spokeswoman added: “Two respiration equipment and one hose reel jet was used in addition to a moist chemical extinguisher. “Crews from London Street, Stockhill, Carlton and Stapleford are in attendance. “At present they’re damping down areas.” NCT tweeted: “Congestion within the Metropolis Centre due to a hearth on Queen Avenue is inflicting delays to all providers.” Comply with any updates beneath. With the Normal Election approaching we wish to provide you with all the outcomes and reactions as they occur. Be a part of our new WhatsApp service to obtain breaking information alerts all through the evening by texting ELECTION to 07790586202. The primary messages will exit December 12 after polls shut.