Firefighters tackling shed blaze discover gas cylinders

Firefighters tackling a shed fire in Whitwell set up an exclusion zone after potentially deadly gas cylinders were discovered.

Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 4:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 5:00 pm

A crew from Clowne station were sent to extinguish the blaze at 11.50 am on Jubilee Gardens.

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Residents were advised to stay indoors. The incident was closed at 2.52pm when the cylinders were judged to have cooled down.

A Fire Services spokesman said the owner of the shed had been advised not to disturb the bottles for the next 14 hours.