Grass fire sparked in Shirebrook

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FIREFIGHTERS were called out to Shirebrook at the weekend following a grass fire.

The crews from Bolsover and Mansfield received the call at 2pm yesterday that 1,000 square metres of grass, hedgerows and several vehicle tyres were alight on York Road.

They were able to bring it under control by 2.42pm and the last crew left the scene shortly before 3pm.