Police probe a suspected arson attack after a blaze erupts on open land

Firefighters extinguished a blaze on open ground which they believe may have been started by arsonists.

Saturday, 4th August 2018, 5:29 pm
Updated Saturday, 4th August 2018, 5:33 pm

The blaze was found on land measuring 100 x 300 metres off Meadow Lane, South Normanton, about 2.30pm, today, Saturday, August 4.

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A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said that Derbyshire police attended the incident because the fire is believed to have been started deliberately.