Firefighters battle three blazing bins

Police tape
Police tape

POLICE were alerted after firefighters had to extinguish three suspicious bin fires around Queen’s Park in Chesterfield.

The first fire was discovered at Queen’s Park Sports Centre, off Boythorpe Road, about 10.50pm, on Sunday, April 22, and the other two were found minutes later on nearby Park Road and at the other end of the park.

Chesterfield firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish all three fires and made the area safe within 40 minutes.

Witnesses and anyone with information can call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.