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Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service called to skip fire at Rainbow Waste in Swadlincote

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: August 10, 2014

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DERBYSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service dealt with a large skip blaze in Swadlincote.

Flames engulfed a skip full of wood and waste materials, causing a blaze eight meters wide.

Fire crews were called to the scene at Rainbow Waste in Robian Way at 3.52pm on Thursday and were tackling the fire for almost more than an hour and a half before they eventually left.

A spokesman for Rainbow Waste said: "We are still unsure of what caused the fire.

"Luckily it was well contained in the skip.

"We followed the correct fire procedures, and nobody was hurt."

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