'Smouldering' tree in Chesterfield

A stock picture of a tree.
A stock picture of a tree.

A tree was ablaze in Chesterfield this morning.

Firefighters rushed to Newby Road, Newbold, shortly before 10.25am.

A Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "On arrival, one tree was smouldering.

"Crews used a water backpack to extinguish the fire."

It is not known what caused the tree fire.

There were no reports of any injuries.