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Man injured in Derbyshire car repair workshop fire

Car repair workshop in Alfreton
Image caption There could be possible harmful chemicals in the car repair workshop

A man has suffered burns in a fire at a car repair workshop at a Derbyshire industrial estate.

Seven fire crews were called to the burning building on the Meadow Lane Industrial estate, in Alfreton, at about 12:10 BST.

Firefighters rescued the man from the workshop. Other people inside escaped without harm.

Derbyshire Police advised residents living in the Lydford Road area to keep their windows closed.

Officers said there could be possible harmful chemicals in the building.

The road has been closed while firefighters tackle the blaze.

The cause of the fire will be investigated by police and the fire service.

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