Car fires in Heanor

Three cars were damaged by fire in Heanor in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The incident happened on Millbank at around 2.45am when a Ford Ka and a Fiat Punto were damaged by fire.

Firefighters from Heanor attended and extinguished the flames, leaving the scene at 3.25am.

It’s believed that a fire started in one car and spread to another and police are currently investigating the cause.

Heanor were called out to another car fire on Avis Avenue at 3.25am.

Two firefighters in breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to put out the flames. The crew left the scene at 4.05am.