Firefighters tackling blaze in Derbyshire village

Firefighters have been tackling a barn blaze in a Derbyshire village.

Saturday, 31st October 2020, 12:38 pm
Updated Saturday, 31st October 2020, 3:45 pm

Crews were called to the incident in Holloway near Matlock at around 9.15am on Saturday.

Shortly before noon, a spokesperson for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters are wearing breathing apparatus and using hose reel jets to tackle the fire.

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Firefighters are tackling a barn blaze in Holloway. Stock picture.

“East Midlands Ambulance Service and Derbyshire Constabulary are also in attendance.”

No further information has been released at this stage – but there are no reports of any injuries.

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