Pub fire at Alderwasley

An electrical fault caused a fire in a pub.

Firefighters from Wirksworth and Crich were called to the Bear Inn, at Alderwasley, at 1.06am this morning.

Staff had called the fire service to report smoke coming from the laundry room on the first floor.

Two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and one safety line were used to extinguish the blaze and the crew left the scene at 2.18am.