Crews fight house blaze

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CLAY Cross and Alfreton firefighters battled a house fire at Pilsley, near Clay Cross, for nearly two hours.

The fire was discovered at a property on Broom Avenue, about 4.20pm, on Wednesday, August 15.

A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said: “Crews used a hose reel jet, breathing apparatus and an extinguisher to put out the blaze.”

The fire service has also launched an investigation to establish the exact cause.