Eleven rescued from flat fire in Southampton

Eleven people were rescued after a fire ripped through a Southampton flat early this morning.

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Eleven people rescued from Southampton flat fire

Eleven people were rescued when a fire tore through a Southampton flat early this morning.

Sixty firefighers attended the fire in a four storey block of flats tin York Close which started just after 2am.

On arrival crews were met with a severe fire in a top floor flat with 11 people needing to be rescued.

The fire was contained to the flat of origin and communal area.

The people were evacuated and handed over to south central ambulance service, one of which was taken to hospital with smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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