Derbyshire police alerted after 'deliberate' van fire affects nearby property

A van is believed to have been deliberately set on fire in the early hours of this morning.

Monday, 28th May 2018, 10:15 am
Updated Monday, 28th May 2018, 10:21 am
Firefighters made Derbyshire police aware of the incident.

Firefighters from Chesterfield and Clay Cross were called to Station New Road, Old Tupton, shortly before 1.40am.

Upon arrival they found a 'well alight' van on a driveway and the blaze was affecting a nearby property.

A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said: "Jets were used to extinguish the fire and stop it from escalating.

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"Derbyshire police were called as this was believed to be a deliberate ignition."

Anyone with information should call police on 101.