Fire crews tackle blaze at Hope Valley factory

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Firefighters from Bradwell, Hathersage and Buxton attended a fire at a Hope Valley factory this morning (Wednesday).

The blaze involved 80 tonnes of tyre chippings in a hopper at Hope Construction Materials on Pindale Road, Hope. Crews were called to the scene at around 2.35am.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was contained to the hopper and four breathing apparatus alongside two hose reel jets and the aerial ladder platform were called to the scene.

Crews are expected to remain at the factory for some considerable time.