Tributes For Man In Alfreton Fire

Tributes have been left for a man who was killed in a fire at the weekend. The blaze broke out at an industrial unit in Alfreton.

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Father pays tribute to his son killed at weekend

Father pays tribute to son who died in fire in Alfreton Credit: ITV Central

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 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.

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.


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