The incident took place just before 7.30pm last night.
Firefighters from Alfreton dealt with a motor home blaze last night.
The vehicle was discovered alight on the A38 South route, between Ripley and Coxbench.
19:27 @AlfretonFireStn attended a report of a vehicle fire on A38 South between #Ripley & #Coxbench. This was one motorhome with overheated rear brakes which #Firefighters cooled using one hose reel jet.— Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (@DerbyshireFRS) October 2, 2019