Derby

Long Eaton substation damaged by fire

Police tape surrounds an electrical substation afer a fire on Fields Farm Road in Long Eaton
Image caption Several homes were evacuated but the residents have now been allowed to return

Eight fire crews were called out to tackle a fire at an electrical substation in Derbyshire.

The fire broke out at the substation in Fields Farm Road in Long Eaton at about 02:00 BST. It then spread to nearby buildings and trees.

Several homes were evacuated but the residents have now been allowed to return.

Firefighters were still at the scene on Wednesday morning. Nearby roads were closed.

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