Fire crews called to put out blaze at former Ambergate lime kiln
Derbyshire Fire & Rescue crews have put out a blaze in a disused lime kiln near Ambergate this afternoon.
Engines from Crich and Alfreton were called to the site on Drovers Way at around 2.20pm.
A spokesman for the service said: “Our crews used one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.”
The lime kiln is part of a historic site formerly known as Clay Cross lime works, built by George Stephenson in the mid 19th century to burn limestone from Crich quarries.