Firefighters tackle Holmewood industrial unit blaze

Firefighters from Chesterfield and Clay Cross were called out to a fire in an industrial building in Holmewood yesterday afternoon.

Thursday, 7th April 2016, 8:35 am
Updated Thursday, 7th April 2016, 8:36 am

The incident took place on Moor Close at around 2.45pm and involved acetylene cylinders which had ignited within the building.

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The crews made sure everybody who was in the building at the time was safely out and used a hose and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.

They then made sure the premises were safe, removing one oxygen cylinder in the process, and began a fire investigation.