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Two injured in Wadebridge house fire

Neighbour made 'brave attempts' to rescue person trapped in house fire

A person has been taken to hospital with serious burns after being rescued from a house fire in Wadebridge.

A neighbour - who made several 'brave' rescue attempts - is also being treated for smoke inhalation.

Crews from Wadebridge, Padstow and Bodmin attended the incident

Brave attempts had been made by the neighbour to rescue the occupant of the property. One person was removed from the building and was left in the care of the ambulance service who then transferred the casualty to a serious burns unit. A second ambulance was requested as the neighbour who had attempted to rescue the occupant was suffering from smoke inhalation and shock. There is no further information on the condition of the casualties.

– Cornwall Fire &Rescue Service


Arson suspect released on bail

The block of flats in Trowbridge after the fire Credit: ITV News

A man who was arrested on suspicion of arson has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

On January 25, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a terraced property, comprised of four flats, in Woolpack Meadows, Trowbridge.

The fire was located in a first floor flat, and spread into the roof.

It is understood no-one suffered serious injuries at the scene.

Poor visibility on Gloucester roads after warehouse fire

Firefighters are warning that there may be poor visibility on Bristol Road in Gloucester as crews deal with a fire at a warehouse in the area.

Officers are currently on scene at Avon Metals after a fire was reported just after 4am on 24 January.

The fire is within the ventilation system, and the incident is ongoing as fire engines tackle the blaze.

Smoke and fog are mixing so police are advising drivers to take care when driving through.

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