Woman dies in Wingerworth house fire

ndet 94968  Fire engine
ndet 94968 Fire engine

POLICE and the Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service are investigating the death of a woman in a fire at Wingerworth.

The emergency services were called to a house on Middle Road, Hardwick Wood near Wingerworth at 1.30pm on Tuesday, May 8 to a report of a fire.

The body of a 42-year-old woman was found in the garage at the house.

Her immediate family are aware of her death but her body has not yet been formally identified.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Fire appliances from Chesterfield, Clay Cross and Matlock attended.