Two house fires

Firefighters from Alfreton were called out twice to house fires in South Normanton in the early hours of Friday morning.

Crews tackled a fire in the roof of a house on Carter Lane East at 3.40am.

Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames and an ambulance was requested for a man who was suffering from smoke inhalation.

Earlier, at 0.55am, they had been called to a bedroom fire on Coronation Drive which was out on arrival.