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.