Car fire caused damage to nearby house

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Firefighters were called to a car blaze in Ilkeston in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, May 11).

Crews attended Norman Street, Ilkeston, at around 3.15am where one car was well alight and caused damage to the front of a property which was in close proximity.

The Ilkeston Blue Watch used two hose reel jets and two breathing apparatus to put out the fire.

They left the scene just before 4.30am.

The fire investigation is still ongoing.