Overhead power cables damaged after garage fire in Whaststandwell

Fire Engine on call
Fire Engine on call

Firefighters were called to a garage fire in Whatstandwell.

Crews from Matlock, Crich and Wirksworth attended a blaze at a property on Middle Lane, at 5.16am this morning (September 7).

A detached garage and transit van were both well alight, and firefighters used breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and one main jet to extinguish.

The electricity board was requested at the scene as overhead power cables had been damaged by the fire.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said at 7.20am the incident was still on-going.