Firefighters tackled a fire at three derelict cottages in Ambergate.
Two crews from Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service attended the fire at Beggarswell Wood, they arrived at 9,50 am today.
The fire has now been put out at 12 noon.
A fire and rescue spokesman said: "Firefighters are using one main line to extinguish the fire (a portable pump is being used to get water from an open supply). Crews remain on scene."