Fire crews find woman’s body

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A WOMAN’S body was discovered in the garage of a house by firefighters called out to reports of a blaze at the property.

The 42-year-old, who has not yet been formally identified, was found on Middle Road, near Wingerworth, Chesterfield, on Tuesday, at 1.30pm.

A Derbyshire Police spokeswoman said firefighters who raised the alarm were called to the property ‘to a report of a fire’.

She said the death is not being treated as suspicious.

A probe into the cause of the fire is being carried out by Derbyshire’s police and fire services.

Firefighters from Chesterfield, Clay Cross and Matlock were called out to deal with the incident.