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Girl rescued from 'deliberate' farm fire in Derby

Girl rescued from 'deliberate' fire in Derby Credit: PA

Derbyshire Police have revealed a girl was rescued from a fire that was started deliberately last night.

It was reported at an old farm building at 6:15pm, just off of the Coach Road in Ripley.

Police, fire and ambulance attended the scene and a girl was rescued from the building. She was taken to Derby Royal Hospital and was treated for smoke inhalation.

A 17 year-old girl, 18 year-old girl and a 20 year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life and remain in police custody.

Man charged with attempted murder following 'incident at house'

Man charged with attempted murder Credit: PA

A man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident at a house in Heanor.

Police were called to a house in Whysall Street at noon on Tuesday, April 19. A 21-year-old man was found inside with a puncture wound to his chest.

He was taken to hospital for treatment.

Donald Wilson (20), of Whysall Street, has been charged with attempted murder. He will appear before magistrates in Derby today.

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