Firefighters were called to a building fire in Long Eaton earlier this morning.
Crews from Long Eaton were called to Tamworth Road at 12.57am and found smoke issuing out of the property.
Initially they used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and a safety jet before requesting further assistance.
An appliance from Ilkeston, two from Nottingham and a high rise appliance from Ascot Drive also attended with crews using four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a safety jet to extinguish the fire.
An investigation is taking place later this morning.