An investigation has been launched following the death of a pensioner in a house fire.
Firefighters were called to an address in Mundy Street in Derby at 10.38am on Monday, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said.
A woman in her mid-70s died as a result of injuries she suffered in the fire.
The fire service said a joint investigation with Derbyshire Police had been launched to establish the cause of the blaze.
Crews from Nottingham Road, Ascot Drive and Kingsway attended the fire and remain on scene, a spokeswoman added.
A spokesman for Derbyshire Police said: “We were called at around 10.40am this morning to assist our colleagues in the fire service at a fatal house fire on Mundy Street, Derby.
“Our officers remain on scene, and we will be working with the fire service to investigate the cause of the fire.”