Woman rescued from Clay Cross house fire

A woman has been taken to hospital after being rescued from a fire at a house in Derbyshire.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the property in Cemetery Road, Clay Cross, just before 21:30 BST on Monday.

A spokeswoman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said a first-floor bedroom was well alight when crews arrived.

Firefighters spent several hours at the scene and an investigation into the cause of the blaze is under way.

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