Three people die in Derbyshire house fire

A man, woman and female child died following the fire which badly damaged the house

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Three people have died in a house fire in Langley Mill, Derbyshire.

Police were called to a house in North Street at 4.04am on Sunday 21 June, following reports of a fire.

A man, woman and female child died following the fire, which badly damaged the house and a car parked outside.

Derbyshire Police say they are working with firefighters to determine the cause of the fire and whether it was accidental.

Several neighbouring properties have been evacuated, as the fire caused a gas leak. Police currently understand that engineers are working to fix the leak.

Police have also appealed for anyone with information should to call 101.

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