Woman dies in Whaley Thorns house fire

A 65-year-old woman has died in a house fire in a Derbyshire village.

Fire crews from Shirebrook, Bolsover, Clowne, Staveley and Warsop attended the blaze at the property in Whaley Thorns near Langwith at 05:02 GMT.

Police confirmed a woman died after she was unable to escape the blaze at the mid-terraced property in Mary Street.

A number of other people got out through a bedroom window and were treated for smoke inhalation.

An investigation involving Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service and Derbyshire Police is under way.

Police said they are not treating the fire as suspicious.

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