A GROUND floor flat has been destroyed by a blaze in Matlock.
Crews were called out to the building, on Steep Turnpike, at around 3pm on Tuesday.
Two engines from Matlock and one from Wirksworth tackled the fire.
A spokesman for the fire service said the building was heavily smokelogged and the fire had caused significant damage.
Crews left the scene at around 8.30pm and carried out a fire investigation.
They said they believed the fire to be accidental.
Police also attended. A spokesman said there were no suspicious circumstances.
No one was injured.