Fire crews tackle early morning Ilkeston allotment fire

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Derbyshire Fire and Rescue were called to put out a blaze at an Ilkeston allotment early this morning.

The fire was reported at Fairview, Canalside, at around 6.58am.

A spokesman for the service said: “The incident involved cylinders and an out building on fire.

“The area was cordoned off and hose reel and ground monitor were used to extinguish the fire.”