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Four-month-old baby rescued by firefighters

Firefighters in Coventry rescued a four-month-old baby from a house fire this morning.

Crews were alerted to the blaze at 3.46am and arrived at the property in Dawes Close in the Stoke area to find a severe fire in the ground floor kitchen.

The baby boy was trapped in a first floor bedroom.

Six firefighters searched through dense smoke and quickly located the child who was in a moses basket.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition suffering smoke inhalation.

West Midlands Fire Service said the baby is now on the road to recovery.