Greater than 100 firefighters from 16 crews had been known as out to the scene, with Nottingham Street, Forest Street and Sandhurst Avenue closed and several other properties evacuated.
The fireplace additionally led bus providers to be diverted.
Chief Inspector Amy Kinds-Jones, from Nottinghamshire Police, mentioned: “Fortunately there are not any experiences of any accidents however neighbouring streets have been evacuated as a precaution.
“The Oak Tree Leisure Centre, in Jubilee Method South, will open from 7pm as a spot of security for members of the general public affected by the fireplace.
“This incident is prone to be ongoing for a while so please keep away from the world if potential.”