Posted: Saturday 22 June 2019, 14:18
At 05:36 hours today, Saturday 22 June 2019, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service was called to attend a flat fire on Lynden Avenue, Long Eaton.
Firefighters from Long Eaton and Nottinghamshire’s Highfields Station attended the fire.
On arrival Firefighters were faced with a well-developed fire in a first floor flat. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus (BA) entered the property and rescued one adult male casualty who had suffered serious injuries. The casualty was handed into the care of doctors at the scene and taken by ambulance to hospital.
A joint police and fire investigation is currently ongoing to establish the cause of the fire.
Firefighters will be in the Lynden Avenue area of Long Eaton later today to talk to residents about fire safety and to provide reassurance.
No further information is currently available.