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Watch smoke pour from industrial estate as six engines called to blaze

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Footage has captured the extent of a blaze at an industrial estate.

Six engines were scrambled to Airfield Industrial Estate in Ashbourne just before 8.10am this morning.

And footage uploaded by the crew from Ashbourne has shown the extent of the blaze with smoke seen pouring out into the sky.

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Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service say a total of six fire appliances were sent to the scene.

A spokesperson said this morning: "The fire is involving compostable vegetation."

The team from Ashbourne uploaded footage of the incident to Twitter just before 3pm and wrote in a Tweet: "Large fire on Ashbourne Industrial Estate today, attended by Ashbourne Station supported by a further five fire appliances, a water carrier, ALP (aerial ladder platform) and command support vehicle.

"Fire swiftly brought under control by initial crews and currently being damped down."

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