Railway sleepers caught fire in Stanton-By-Dale

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Twelve stacked railway sleepers caught fire in a field in Stanton-By-Dale.

Firefighters from Ilkeston tackled the blaze at Lows Lane on Monday at around 7.30pm.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “The railway sleepers were on open ground.

“One hose was used to extinguish the flames and crews remained to damp down.”

The fire was out by just after 8pm.