Scooter blaze spreads to outbuilding and flats in Ilkeston


Firefighters from Ilkeston and Heanor were called out to a fire on Monyash Close in Ilkeston in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The fire, which happened shortly after midnight, had started in a scooter but eventually spread to a 3 metre by 5 metre outbuilding and some adjoining flats.

Three fire engines in total were sent to the incident and firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one hose to extinguish the fire.

The incident was declared closed and firefighters left the scene at 2.20am.