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Fire which started eight weeks ago finally put out

The fire started eight weeks ago in Stanton Credit: ITV Central

A fire which started eight weeks ago at a recycling plant in Derbyshire has finally been put out.

The fire's been burning at the site in Stanton-by-Dale since around 8,000 tonnes of material was set alight on 15th September.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Fire extinguished after eight weeks

A fire that has been burning for 60 days has finally been extinguished.

The blaze at a recycling facility in Stanton-by-Dale has been burning since the 15th September.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue thanked the local community for their patience and cooperation during since the 7,000 tonnes of material was set ablaze.

Firefighters smothered the deep seated fire by burying the wood pulp in specially prepared pits on adjacent land.

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Fire burns for fifth day in Stanton-by-Dale

Fire crews have spent a fifth night tackling a blaze at a woodyard in Stanton-by-Dale in Derbyshire. Credit: ITV Central

Fire crews have spent a fifth night tackling a blaze at a woodyard in Stanton-by-Dale in Derbyshire.

The fire that started on Saturday night (15th September), is currently being tackled by 15 firefighters.

Lows Lane in Stanton-by-Dale remains closed, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service say this may open at some point today.

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Derby woodyard fire still burning

The fire at a wood yard in Derby Credit: ITV Central

6 fire appliances are still working to extinguish a blaze at a woodyard in Derby. Specialist equipment is also on scene.

The call was originally received at 10.30pm on Saturday evening.

A large plume of smoke is being blown, by the wind, into Nottinghamshire and it's expected to linger for several days.

The smoke fumes aren't thought to be dangerous.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue have warned people to be aware of the smoke.

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