Crews called to Matlock flat fire

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.