House fire in Leabrooks

Fire crews were called to a house fire in Leabrooks last night shortly before 1am.

Alfreton and Ripley crews attended the incident on Bridle Lane, with two members using breathing apparatus to tackle flames in the kitchen area of the terraced house.

The property was then ventilated with a pressure fan around 1.30am.

Crews distributed fire safety information to the surrounding area before leaving the scene.