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Derbyshire crews tackle large vegetation fire in Ashbourne

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A fire crew said the blaze at Airfield Industrial Estate was "swiftly brought under control"

Fire crews have been dealing with a large fire involving compostable vegetation in Derbyshire.

The fire and rescue service said it was called to Airfield Industrial Estate in Ashbourne at about 08:00 GMT.

Six fire appliances were sent to the scene including an aerial ladder platform and a control unit.

Firefighters in Ashbourne posted on social media earlier to say the fire was "swiftly brought under control" and is now being being damped down.

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