Investigation underway after house fire near Chesterfield

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed an investigation is underway into the cause of a blaze at a home near Chesterfield.

Wednesday, 26th January 2022, 2:03 pm

A man was taken to hospital with injuries after the fire at Chesterfield Road, North Wingfield,at 3.20pm on Sunday, January 23.

The busy road was closed for several hours while fire crews from Clay Cross, Chesterfield and Alfreton, joined other emergency crews in tackling the incident.

A fire service spokesperson said the investigation was now underway.

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A section of Chesterfield Road, North Wingfield, was closed while emergency teams tackled the fire. Image: Google Maps.

A Derbyshire police spokesperson added: “One man was taken to hospital suffering minor injuries and has since been discharged.

“An investigation into the fire is ongoing with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.

“If anyone has any information which they think could help with our enquiries, please contact us on the non-emergency details below, quoting reference 22*44012.”

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