Fish allowed back into Canal

A fire which has been burning for 60 days is finally out. It hasn't polluted the Erewash Canal and so fish are now allowed back into that stretch of water.

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Firefighters continue to battle fire at recycling centre in Derbyshire

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is still tackling the blaze at a recycling facility in Stanton by Dale, Derbyshire.

"We are currently working with Derbyshire Emergency Planning, the Environmental Health Agency and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service to ensure the safety of the local community. If you are concerned about your health due to the effects of the smoke, please seek medical attention."

– Spokesperson for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue

The Fire Service is warning of continuing delays in the coming days, with possible road closures causing disruption.

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