Firefighters battled a blazing skip in a Chesterfield street

Chesterfield firefighters exinguished a blazing skip fire.
Chesterfield firefighters exinguished a blazing skip fire.

Firefighters armed with a hose reel jet and breathing apparatus have battled a blaze in a skip.

The fire was discovered on Edmund Street, at Newbold, Chesterfield, about 3.20am, today, Saturday, April 20.

A Derbyshire fire services spokesman said Chesterfield firefighters extinguished the blaze.