Hasland house fire man has serious injuries

Devonshire Road East fire Image copyright Jack Grasby
Image caption Fire investigators have used specialist sniffer dogs to search the property

The cause of a fire which left a man with serious injuries is being investigated by police and the fire service.

Smoke was seeing pouring from a house Devonshire Road East in Hasland, Derbyshire, on Friday evening.

Witnesses reported hearing "loud explosions" as flames destroyed the two-storey property.

A 59-year-old man was taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital for treatment.

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