NEW WHITTINGTON: Significant fire on street

Fire crews are damping down after a fire at an industrial site.

The blaze, described as “significant” by Derbyshire fire service, broke out on Stone Lane, New Whittington, at about 12.30pm today.

Fire on Stone Lane, New Whittington.

Fire on Stone Lane, New Whittington.

Firefighters ware at the scene for several hours and nearby homes were evacuated.

No-one was injured.

The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

Resident Mark Keenan said: “It’s all pretty scary.”