Woman rescued from flat fire in Bury St Edmunds

A woman has been rescued from a fire in a flat above a shopping complex in Bury St Edmunds. Part of the town centre had to be closed off while fire crews tackled the blaze last night.

The 55-year-old woman has suffered burns and is currently in hospital. She is said to be in a stable condition.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is now carrying out an investigation to establish the cause the fire.