Posted: Saturday 14 January 2023, 18:05
A woman in her 90s has died in a house in Cromford following a fire in the early hours of this morning, Saturday 14 January.
Firefighters from Matlock, Wirksworth and Crich were called to the scene at 03:18 hours. DFRS Officers, East Midlands Ambulance, Derbyshire police and fire crews from Nottingham Road were also in attendance.
Our thoughts and sympathy are with the family and friends of the deceased at this distressing time.
A joint fire and police investigation into the cause of the fire continues.
Willersley Lane will remain closed between Lea Road and Starkholmes Road. Drivers are advised to find alternative routes.