SOUTH NORMANTON: Fire causes traffic delays

A blaze at a domestic garage on Market Street, South Normanton, took Alfreton fire fighters more than an hour to put out yesterday.

The 10 x 10 metre building was found to be on fire at around 2.45pm, with several passers-by dialling 999.

Two fire engines from the Alfreton station attended with fire fighters using breathing apparatus and water hoses to put out the flames.

Police also attended to control traffic around the incident - remaining on Market Street until 6.30pm.