Firefighters battle big blaze in Shirebrook

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Firefighters tackled a large fire in Shirebrook this morning.

Crews from Shirebrook, Bolsover and Staveley were called to Common Lane at 9.15am.

A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said: "The incident turned out to be a controlled burning of three derelict caravans.

"The owner has been informed he should inform the fire service when undertaking controlled burning in future."