Chip pan fire at Belper pub

Heanor Fire Station.

Heanor Fire Station.

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A chip-pan blaze at a Belper pub had to be put out by fire crews.

Firefighters were called to The Devonshire pub in Bridge Street at 12.55pm on Thursday, July 17.

A Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said the fire broke out in an outbuilding at the premises.

Police were called to the scene to direct traffic as the A6 was blocked while the incident was being dealt with.

A Derbyshire police spokeswoman said the fire was not being treated as suspicious.