Crews tackle flames at Chesterfield house fire

A pensioner has died in a house fire in County Durham.
A pensioner has died in a house fire in County Durham.

Three crews of firefighters were called out to a Chesterfield house fire.

Yesterday, Thursday, June 7 at just before 4pm a crew from Chesterfield and two crews from Staveley were called to a house fire on Riverdale Park.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said: “Crews used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire, and then ventilated the premise.”