Man Dies In House Fire

A man has died following a house fire in the early hours of this morning (January 20).

The scene of Derby house fire which left one man dead

With the front door removed smoke damage can be seen in the hallway

A 50-year-old man has died after a house fire in Derby, over 20 firefighters tackled the blaze in the early hours of this morning.

Despite the man being rescued by firefighters he was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital

Despite the man being rescued from the house in Holtlands Drive, Alvaston he was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

An investigation into the fire has been launched though it is believed the cause was accidental.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental

Derbyshire house fire latest

A 50-year-old man has died following a house fire in Derby.

Four crews from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue were sent to a house in Holtlands Drive in Alvaston, Derby, in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters managed to rescue the man from the property but he was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

An investigation is taking place but it is believed that the fire was an accident.

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Scene of Derbyshire house fire

House fire in Alvaston Credit: ITV News Central

The emergency services were called to a house fire overnight on Holtlands Drive in Alvaston.

The fire service received the call just after 2:30 this morning.

One man was taken to hospital where he later died. All the other people in the house were accounted for.

Man dies in Derbyshire house fire

The emergency services were called to a house fire overnight on Holtlands Drive in Alvaston.

The fire service received the call just after 2:30 this morning.

One man was taken to hospital where he later died. All the other people in the house were accounted for.

Firefighters left the scene just before 6.00 but will return later today to carry out further investigations.