Large barn fire in Duckmanton - what we know so far

Firefighters from three stations are currently dealing with a large barn fire in Duckmanton.

Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 2:39 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 3:44 pm
Fire crews are expected to remain at the scene for several hours

Here's everything we know so far:

* Crews were called to the fire at a farm on Rectory Road at around 1.18pm.

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Fire crews are expected to remain at the scene for several hours

* Firefighters from Chesterfield, Staveley and Bolsover are currently in attendance

* The incident involves a barn fire measuring 20 x 10 meters.

* It can be seen from the M1

* Local residents are being advised to keep their windows and doors closed

* Firefighters have managed to control the fire and prevent it spreading to any vehicles or other buildings on the site.

* Crews are expected to remain on site until the early hours of the morning

* People are being advised to avoid the area.