Father pays tribute to his son killed at weekend
The father of a man killed in a fire at an industrial unit in Derbyshire at the weekend has paid tribute to his son.
Daniel Brown, who was 27, and from South Normanton died when a fire broke out at a car body repair shop in Alfreton on Saturday.
Two other men who were also injured in the blaze were taken to hospital but later released.
Stuart Brown, Daniels father said:
"Dan was a kind, loving and thoughtful man who always put others first. He never caused trouble and we never fell out."
Daniel had three brothers, two sisters and a long term girlfriend.
A joint investigation is taking place involving police, the fire service and the Health and Safety Executive.
Man who died in fire named
Police have named the man who died in a fire at a workshop in Derbyshire.
He was 27-year-old Daniel Brown from South Normanton.
He was rescued from a car repair unit on Meadow Lane industrial estate in Alfreton on Saturday afternoon but died in hospital in Nottingham.
Man dies following fire in Alfreton
A man has died following a fire in a car repair shop in Alfreton.
The 27 year old man died at the Queens Medical Centre yesterday afternoon.
A fire broke out at a unit on an industrial estate in Lydford Road at around 12.10 yesterday afternoon.
Three men were injured and taken to hospital, two were later released.
40 firefighters tackled the blaze yesterday afternoon.
The road has been re-opened but police remain at the scene.
A joint investigation into the cause of the fire will begin today.
Firefighters continue to tackle fire in Alfreton
Firefighters continue to fight the fire at a car repair shop in Alfreton.
One person was rescued by the emergency services, which was reported to have started in the unit on the industrial estate at around 12.10pm this afternoon.
One person rescued from car repair shop fire in Alfreton
One person has been rescued from a car repair shop fire in Alfreton.
Forty firefighters continue to tackle the blaze on Lydford Road, which has been closed.
Police are urging residents to remain indoors to avoid inhaling possible damaging chemicals in the smoke.
Forty firefighters tackle blaze in Alfreton
Residents living in the Lydford Road area of Alfreton are being urged by police to close their windows and doors as a precaution whilst emergency services tackle a fire.
Forty firefighters are currently at the scene trying to get the fire under control.
The fire, which broke out on an industrial estate at 12.10pm today has caused concern due to the smoke and possible harmful chemicals it may contain.
Lydford Road has been closed whilst firefighters tackle the blaze, the cause is not yet known.