Fire at disused railway in Chesterfield

Crews were called to put out a fire on a disused railways line in Chesterfield.

Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 7:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 7:40 am

Firefighters from the Staveley station were called to the “fire in the open” near Crompton Road in Chesterfield at around 4.10pm yesterday (February 15).

A service spokesman said the fire was at the rear of the station on a disused railway line.

Approximately 20m x 20m of the embankment was on fire.

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This had already been put out before crews arrived, and the firefighters dampened down the scene.

THe stop message was received at 4.35pm.