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Dramatic footage of smoke billowing from window at County Hall in West Bridgford has been released.

Fire crews are attending at a fire and confirms twelve fire engines are currently on scene, plus two ALP's in attendance.

Nottinghamshire County Council has released video of the fire at their headquarters, praising the fire service for their quick response time. Watch below:

Elected members and council staff have been evacuated from the building, following a fire on the first floor.

The landmark headquarters are on Loughborough Road on the banks of the River Trent, date to the 1930s and opened in 1946.

County Hall is on fire. (58293926)
County Hall is on fire. (58293926)

It houses the council’s chamber for meetings as well as services and support offices.

The fire is believed to have broken out in the members' corridor on the first-floor with the service saying the first floor is very smoke logged.

The fire service have asked that people avoid the area while they work to extinguish the fire.

It is also working to establish the cause.

A spokesman for the county council said: "Everyone was evacuated safely. The fire brigade are putting out the fire, working to make the building safe and will work to establish the cause and we are supporting them where necessary.

"We will issue further updates when we have them."

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