Man dies following factory fire in Alfreton

NMAC12-1316-1''Alfreton Meadow Lane Industrial Estate Fire
NMAC12-1316-1''Alfreton Meadow Lane Industrial Estate Fire

A MAN died following a huge blaze at an industrial unit in Alfreton.

The blaze broke out at LW Smart Repairs on Lydford Road shortly after noon on Saturday.

Services from Alfreton, Ripley, Clay Cross, Belper, Heanor, Ilkeston and Matlock attended the Meadow Lane site and battled the fire for hours..

Three men were injured and taken to hospital with two released a few hours later.

However, a 27-year-old man from South Normanton died at the Queens Medical Centre yesterday (Sunday).

A joint investigation has been launched between the fire, police and Health and Safety Executive.