Person hospitalised after Ilkeston house fire

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One person has been taken to hospital for burns and smoke inhalation treatment after a house fire in Ilkeston.

Three crews from Ilkeston, Heanor and Ashfield battled the flames on Oakwell Crescent, Ilkeston today - Sunday, May 7 at 1.20pm.

A Derbsyhire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “One person was taken to hospital by East Midlands Ambulance for burns and smoke inhalitaion.

“We used four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a coil jet to fight the fire on the ground floor.”