Derbyshire fire crews deployed to large industrial fire – with 1,000 tyres alight and smoke plumes visible across the county

Fire crews from Derbyshire have been called to an industrial fire in Nottinghamshire – which has spewed large smoke plumes which can be seen across Derbyshire.

Friday, 5th August 2022, 1:52 pm
Updated Friday, 5th August 2022, 2:42 pm

Residents in Derbyshire have reported seeing large plumes of smoke in the sky towards the north east. This is due to an industrial fire in Ranskill, Nottinghamshire – at which around 1,000 tyres have caught fire.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident at around 10.23am this morning – and are currently being assisted by crews from Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

The smoke can be seen over Derbyshire. Credit: Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

Two people are being treated by the East Midlands Ambulance Service for smoke inhalation, and people are being urged to stay away from the area.