One hospitalised after house fire in Peterborough

Three people were evacuated from a house fire in Peterborough yesterday, with one needing hospital treatment.

Friday, 22nd September 2017, 4:52 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd September 2017, 4:57 pm
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At 11.11am on Thursday, September 21, two crews from Dogsthorpe and one crew from Stanground were called to a fire on Pittneys in Paston, Peterborough.

Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire in a detached bungalow. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using hose reels and cleared the smoke using a positive pressure ventilation fan.

Crews evacuated three casualties from the property, one of which was taken to hospital by ambulance.

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The crews returned to their stations by 1.30pm.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.