FATAL FIRE: Woman dies in house blaze

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The body of a woman has been found at the scene of a house fire in Chesterfield.

Shortly after 2am today (Thursday), police were alerted by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service that there was a fire at a house in Catherine Street.

Firefighters discovered the body of a woman inside the building. Police and fire investigators will remain at the house today, investigating the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident number 33 of today.