Five people now taken to hospital after house fire

Fire crews were called to the scene in Lee Close just before 8:00am Credit: ITV News West Country

Five people have now been taken to Royal Devon and Exeter hospital following a house fire in Honiton in Devon.

Three people have suffered serious injuries - a 17 year old girl, an 18 year old man and a three year old boy. The boy will be transferred to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol shortly.

A man in his 30s and a six year old boy are also being treated for smoke inhalation.

Police are not treating the fire as suspicious.

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