Lorry blaze on A38

Fire crews from Ripley and Alfreton were called out to a burning lorry full of topsoil on Saturday morning.

The alarm was raised just after 9.05am on the A38 southbound between Ripley and the Coxbench turn off.

Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire and the southbound carriage was closed until 10am.