Telemast pole 'severely damaged' by the fire in Whaley Thorns

Firefightersused a carbon dioxide extinguisher to extinguish the fire.
Firefightersused a carbon dioxide extinguisher to extinguish the fire.

A telemast pole has been severely damaged by the fire in Whaley Thorns.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service‏ attended the fire at 6,21pm. yesterday.

A crew from Clowne were called to a telemast pole smouldering on Pit Hill, Whaley Thorns.

Firefighters used a carbon dioxide extinguisher to extinguish the fire.

A fire and rescue spokesman said:"The incident was left with a BT engineer as the telemast pole was severely damaged by the fire."