Firefighters race to save barn in straw blaze near Chesterfield

Firefighters tackled a fire involving a muck heap and around 20 metres of straw and hay near Chesterfield.

Crews from Dronfield arrived at Cowley Lane, Holmesfield at around 7.11pm last night (Sunday, July 14).

They used drag forks and two hose reel jets to extinguish the vlaze and protect a nearby wooden barn from hear damage.

They left the scene at 8.43am.

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Firefighters were called to Cowley Lane, Holmesfield. Pic: Google Images.

Firefighters were called to Cowley Lane, Holmesfield. Pic: Google Images.