Ex-fireman tackles blaze
A RETIRED firefighter saved the day after a blaze broke out in a Chesterfield chip shop yesterday teatime.
The man used a foam extinguisher to contain the fire in one of the frying ranges at Brimington Fish Bar in High Street before crews from Chesterfield and Staveley arrived.
No-one was injured in the incident, at around 4.30pm, but the shop had to be closed while engineers were called out to fix the fryer.
plume of black smoke drifted across Burngreave and Pitsmoor yesterday afternoon after a fire started in an outbuilding. Fire crews were called to Bressingham Road at around 4.30pm.
faulty mobility scooter caught fire as it was parked up outside a house - and the blaze spread into a bedroom. Fire crews were called to a house in Kirkstone Road, Newbold, Chesterfield, yesterday morning.