Investigation following Pinxton house fire

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AN INVESTIGATION has been launched following a fire at a Pinxton house.

Crews from Alfreton and Ashfield were called to Wharf Road at 4.03am this morning, Wednesday, 1st May, after reports of a person trapped in the building.

On arrival, the person had been rescued from the house.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one jet hose reel to bring the fire under control.

Police, ambulance and the Red Cross Fire Emergency Unit were in attendance and the last crews left the scene shortly before 6am.

Police and the fire service are returning to the scene this morning to launch their investigation.