FIRE fighters spent nearly four hours tackling a house blaze in Elmton, near Creswell last night (Saturday).
Crews from Staveley, Bolsover and Shirebrook were called just after 4pm to Ox Pasture Lane.
The fire was found to be on the ground floor of a semi-detached cottage.
One main jet and hose reel jets were used to extinguish the flames.
By 7.50pm it was brought under control.
A crew from Bolsover stayed until nearly 9pm damping down the hot spots.