Blaze prompts pub evacuation

Firefighters evacuated a Belper pub after a rubbish fire spread out of control.

Crews from Belper and Duffield were called to the Seven Stars on Kilbourne Road at 6.13pm on Monday, April 8. They found a blaze at the rear of the pub had set fire to an outbuilding and toilet block.

Police were called to direct traffic and the fire was out by 7pm.