Blaze at family home

Derbyshire Fire
Derbyshire Fire

A FAMILY were saved from a blaze at their home after being alerted by their smoke alarm.

Fire crews tackled the flames at the house on Fletcher Street, Ripley at around 12.45am today (Tuesday, February 28).

Alfreton and Ripley fire stations sent appliances to the scene, and used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

The ambulance were in attendance, and crews left the scene at around 1.30am.