Suspicious fire at OAP’s home

Police are appealing for witnesses to a suspicious fire at a house.

The incident happened between 5.30pm and 5.55pm on Thursday January 13, when someone pushed some burning paper through a letter box on Central Close at Unstone near Dronfield. The fire caused minor damage to rugs.

The alarm was raised by a neighbour who heard the smoke alarm and alerted the elderly occupant. She was rescued without suffering any ill effects from the fire.

Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time to come forward and ring them on 0345 123 33 33.