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Fatal house fire in Ilkeston

Posted on 27th October 2018

We were called by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue to reports of a fire at house in Shaw Street West, Ilkeston, at 10.40pm last night (26 Oct).

Firefighters entered the property and found a six-year-old boy with serious injuries.

The boy was taken to QMC by ambulance, however, he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Enquiries as to the cause of the fire are ongoing and a joint police and fire investigation will take place today.

Anyone with any information regarding the incident should call Derbyshire police on the 101 number with ref 18*516997.

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