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House Fire Burley Hill, Duffield - Fire Investigation Outcome

A joint police and fire investigation into the cause of a fire at a house on Burley Hill in Duffield has concluded the most likely cause to be deliberate.

Firefighters from Nottingham Road, Kingsway, Belper, Ascot Drive, and Ashbourne, supported by a crew from Derbyshire Constabulary, attended the scene following a call at 11:10 hours on Friday 7 June 2024.

Upon arrival crews discovered a well-established house fire. Firefighters wearing apparatus used hose reel jets, an aerial ladder platform, and a water carrier to extinguish the fire. A welfare unit was also on hand to support crews involved.

Final fire crews left the scene at 17:00 hours the following evening (Saturday 8 June).

No one was in the building at the time of the fire.

Anyone with information or CCTV footage is asked to contact police via one of the following methods, quoting reference number 24*334887.

  • Website – Derbyshire police crime reporting tools on their website:
  • Facebook – send a private message to the Derbyshire Constabulary Facebook page
  • X (Twitter) – direct message the police contact centre via @DerPolContact
  • Phone – call 101

You can also anonymously contact the independent charity CrimeStoppers, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting the CrimeStoppers website: