The incident was reported on Thursday 24 November in Stapleford.
Crews from Stapleford Fire Station attended the incident on Thursday evening.
A spokesperson said:
‘Thursday evening, seconds after opening the doors to welcome donations of selection boxes.
‘Our pagers went off and we attended Bessel Lane Stapleford.
‘A large pile of rubbish was well alight and the smoke effecting the A52.;
Crews used ladders and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.