A man was taken to hospital after a fire broke out in his kitchen.
At around 1.30pm yesterday, crews from Bolsover and Shirebrook fire stations were called to treat a blaze on Portland Terrace in Langwith.
The fire, in the kitchen, was out on arrival, but the residents were suffering from smoke inhalation.
Oxygen therapy was given until the ambulance arrived.
Crews left them with the ambulance service at around 2.15pm.