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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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