Firefighters lead man to safety after Matlock flat blaze

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Firefighters led a man to safety when a blaze broke out in his Matlock flat.

Crews from Matlock were called to the property on Smedley Street at about 2.20pm today.

Upon arrival, they battled a fire in the man’s bedroom.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “Crews safely escorted the man outside. There were no injuries.”

It is not clear how the fire started.