Amber Valley Info

Two people have tragically died in a flat fire in Langley Mill.



When it snows go to derbyshire.gov.uk/snow
Or call 08456 058 058 for

      > School Closures
      > Latest Weather
      > Road Conditions
      > Grit Bins
      > Gritting Routes















 


 

Two people have died in a flat fire in Langley Mill

by Amber Valley Info on Thursday 5 December 2019



Two people have tragically died in a flat fire in Langley Mill.



At 11.45am yesterday (Tuesday 3 December), we were called to a flat in Andrews Drive by a member of the public who thought it looked like there had been a fire at the property.


We contacted the fire and rescue service and asked firefighters to attend.


Upon entry, police officers discovered that there had been a fire and sadly, we found the bodies of a man and a woman inside.


Group Manager Lee Smith said: “This is a tragic accident that has sadly led to the death of two people and our thoughts and sympathy go to the family and friends of the deceased at this distressing time.


“The fire service responded to the incident following a police request to attend as they had discovered that there had been a fire in the living room and smoke damage throughout the rest of the property.”


The fire was already out when the police entered the property.


A joint police and fire investigation has concluded that the most probable cause of the fire was accidental due to smoking materials. 


The man and woman have yet to be formally identified but we have made their families aware. Officers are now preparing a file for the coroner.


On Thursday 5 December and Friday 6 December, firefighters and Community Safety Officers will be in the local area offering fire safety advice and reassurance to residents. Crews will be visiting Andrews Drive, Neal Court and Holmes Close. 


News Home Latest News News Search Submit News


Amber Valley Local News


CCTV image released after Alfreton robbery Police are appealing for information after a robbery at a hair salon in Alfreton.... read more

Self-harm admissions to Derbyshire hospitals reach a five-year high Hospital admissions for self-harm hit a five-year high in Derbysh... read more

M1 re-opens after accident closes three lanes in Derbyshire An accident closed three lanes of the M1 in Derbyshire this morning.... read more

Belper granddad was 'on ground or running away' when slain The trial is nearing its conclusion... read more

More news from Amber Valley











Cookies


Find out more about cookies we store on your computer.
Advertising


Find out about advertising on Amber Valley info.
Q R Codes


Find out about and download our QR Codes.
Social Media


Amber Valley Info are on Facebook and Twitter.
Legal Stuff


Read our copy of the sites terms and conditions.
Business Listings in Alfreton, Business Listings in Ripley, Business Listings in Heanor, Business Listings in Belper, Business Listings in Amber Valley, Business Listings in Somercotes, Business Listings in Swanwick, Business Listings in Loscoe, Business Listings in Codnor, Business Listings in Ambergate, Business Listings in Crich, Business Listings in South Wingfield, Business Listings in Denby, Business Listings in Heage, Business Listings in Kilburn, Business Listings in Duffield, Business Listings in Chesterfield, Business Listings in Derby, Business Listings in Nottingham, Business Listings in Derbyshire, Business Listings in East Midlands, Business Listings in Matlock, Business Listings in Ilkeston, Business Listings in Mansfield, Business Listings in Sutton In Ashfield, Business Listings in Kirkby In Ashfield, Business Listings in DE5, Business Listings in DE55, Business Listings in DE56