Firefighters are attempting to tackle the blaze on Colliery Lane in Rainworth. A video from the scene shows a fire burning through shrubbery in the Nottinghamshire village.
Six appliances are on the scene.
Smoke has spread to the surrounding area.
As a result, the fire service has advised people to avoid the area and shut their doors and windows if they are affected.
Providing an update on social media, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “We currently have six appliances in attendance at a fire on Rufford Colliery Lane, Rainworth.
“Smoke can be seen from a large distance away, so if you can see or smell smoke then make sure your windows and doors are shut.
“Please avoid the area where possible, thank you!”