Firefighters from Alfreton, Ripley, Chesterfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield were called out last night to a building fire in Grange Close, Somercotes.
The incident took place at 12.48am and involved recyclable waste inside a building measuring 20 metres by 80 metres by 30 metres.
The building had a sprinkler system which was activated by the fire.
Firefighters used breathing apparatus, one main jet and one safety jet as well as on site firefighting equipment to extinguish the fire.
The incident was declared closed at 5.10am.