Body of man found after Hadfield flat fire
Monday 8th April 2019 @ 15:06 by Lee Wild
Hadfield News

A joint investigation between Derbyshire Police and Derbyshire Fire and Rescue is underway after the body of what is believed to be a 34-year-old man was discovered in a ground floor flat in Hadfield following a fire yesterday [Sunday 7 April]

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue  Service say a 999 call was received at 7.33am on Sunday reporting a sounding smoke alarm and smoke issuing from the property.

Two fire crews, one from Glossop and one from Ashton, attended the fire.  

A third crew was mobilised from Hyde but were stood down before their arrival.

Firefighters using breathing apparatus entered the property and the  body of what is believed to be a 34 year old man was discovered at the scene. 

They say  his family have been made aware, but formal identification has not yet taken place.  

In a statement the fire service said: “Our thoughts and sympathy go to the family and friends of the deceased at this distressing time.”