FIREFIGHTERS were called to an industrial bin fire in South Derbshire,
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service told the Mail that they were called out just after 8pm on Thursday evening to reports that an industrial wheelie bin had been set on fire in Holmes Court, Midland Road, Swadlincote.
A spokesman for the service told the Mail: “Firefighters from Swadlincote Fire Station were called to the Holmes Court area of Swadlincote.
“On arrival, the fire crew found an industrial size wheelie bin that was well alight.
“The firefighters quickly tackled the blaze and out the fire about by 8.19pm.
“They made the area safe and left the scene at 8.24pm.”
Derbyshire Police also confirmed that they were called to the incident for assistance.