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Fire at flats in Derby causes residents to flee

Fire crews tackled a blaze at flats in Derby during the early hours.

The fire spread from a flat on Abbots Barn Close to a neighbouring property before being brought under control, a fire service spokesman said.

Three fire engines responded to the call-out and all residents of the two flats escaped.

Ambulance crews were sent to the property and several people were treated at the scene. Investigators are trying to determine the fire's cause.

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