Crews called to house fire in Eckington

One person has been taken to hospital following a house fire in Eckington.

Crews from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to an address in Beech Crescent at 5.40pm this evening following reports of a kitchen fire.

The fire was out on arrival but the two occupants were treated for the effects of smoke inhalation by paramedics.

A spokesman for the fire service said one person was taken to hospital.