Ilkeston firefighters armed with a hose reel jet and breathing apparatus put out a van fire on the A52 at Sandiacre.
The van fire was discovered about midday, Tuesday, November 18, near to the M1 motorway junction.
A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said: “The fire was well alight but no one was injured.”
The incident was made safe by about 12.30pm.
Police and the Highways Agency also attended the incident.