INKERSALL: Two escape blaze that guts family home

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A huge fire has gutted a house in Inkersall.

The blaze, on Avondale Road, was reported to crews at 11.30am this morning. Fire services from Staveley and Chesterfield have put the fire out, but are still at the scene damping down.

Neighbour, Matt Varney, said a couple and a dog lived in the property, although all have been accounted for.

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said they are yet to carry out an investigation into what started the blaze.