Ilkeston firefighters put out skip fire in Notts village

Awsworth Lane, Awsworth.
Awsworth Lane, Awsworth.

Ilkeston firefighters have put out a blaze in a skip in Awsworth, Nottinghamshire.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the blaze on Awsworth Lane at about 2.10am this morning (August 8), which involved one skip on fire.

Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze.

A DFRS spokesman said: "Ilkeston RED attended an incident on Awsworth Lane, Awsworth involving one skip on fire. Ccrews used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire."