Flats fire started by cig

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A fire at a block of sheltered flats is believed to have been started by a discarded cigarette.

The blaze in Monyash Close was reported at about 10am on Saturday.

It is thought the fire was started by a lit cigarette end an elderly woman had put in her bin.

Fire crews from Ilkeston and Long Eaton stations were called out. No one was injured.