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.


Honiton house fire funerals

The funeral is taking place for the brother and sister killed in a house fire in Honiton earlier this month. The funeral of 18-year-old Andy Gunn took place last week.