Crew tackles Duckmanton landfill fire

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Firefighters are in attendance at a fire on a landfill this morning (Wednesday, July 9).

The crew from Staveley were called to the landfill off Markham Lane, Duckmanton, at 4.47am.

A water carrier, hose reel jets and main lines have been used to tackle the blaze, which is described as a large quantity of rubbish that has caught alight, including shredded plastic.