Posted: Friday 24 January 2020, 10:40
At 08:44 hours on Wednesday 22 January 2020, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service received a call to attend a fire in a second floor flat on Carlisle Road, Buxton.
Wholetime and On-Call Firefighters from Buxton attended the incident.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus gained access to the heavily smoke logged flat and rescued one female.
The 44 year old woman was handed into the care of paramedics, but was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
The thoughts and sympathy of everyone at Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service are with the family and friends of the deceased at this distressing time.
A joint police and fire investigation is ongoing, however the incident is not being treated as suspicious.