Firefighters tackle Duckmanton landfill blaze

Flames from a large landfill fire could be seen hundreds of metres away.

Monday, 16th October 2017, 11:29 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:39 am
Fire fighters tackle a 'large fire' in Duckmanton. Picture Joff Rogers.

Four fire crews, Chesterfield, and Bolsover and two from Staveley, were called out this morning at 6.45am to Markham Lane, Duckmanton.

A witness said the fire was at the landfill near Duckmanton which was ablaze.

A Derbyshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “We used three hose reel jets to extinguish a large fire in the open on Markham Lane, at a land fill.

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“The fire is now out, stop message was received at 10:18am.”