Beeley Moor fire overnight

Beeley Moor fire
Beeley Moor fire

Firefighters were at the scene of a moorland fire for more than 12 hours overnight.

Crews from Matlock, Chesterfield and Stavely attended Beeley Moor after reports of a fire at 9.03pm last night.

On arrival they found 150 metres by 50 metres of moorland well alight.

They used six hose reel jets to tackle the blaze, as well as back pack beaters and an extended hose reel jet.

Fire crews from Chesterfield inspected the scene this morning and finally left at 10.58am.