Two women and two children killed in Derbyshire fire

Two women and two young children were killed in a house fire in north Derbyshire this morning, police have said.

A seven-year-old girl survived the blaze and was found outside the property with minor injuries consistent with smoke inhalation.

Chief inspector Rick Gooch from Derbyshire Police said it was a "tragic event" and specially trained officers are working with the affected family.

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Derbyshire fire 'not suspicious'

A Derbyshire police spokesman said the cause of a deadly blaze that left four people dead was not thought not to be suspicious. Josie Leighton, Jordon Green and Tyler Green died yesterday after the fire at a house in North Wingfield in Derbyshire.