Firefighters battle car blaze as police launch investigation

Firefighters have tackled a number of vehicle fires
Firefighters have tackled a number of vehicle fires

Firefighters armed with breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet extinguished a blazing car in a field.

The car fire was discovered near Brookhill Lane, Pinxton, about 8.50pm, on Friday, December 9.

A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said police were informed because it is believed the car had been stolen.

The firefighters, from Alfreton, extinguished the blaze and made the area safe by 9.40pm.