Householder given oxygen after blaze

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A householder was treated for the effects of smoke after a blaze at a house in Bamber Bridge, near Preston.

Firefighters were called to an address in Gough Lane shortly before noon today.

A blaze had broken out in a ground floor bedroom.

Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus extinguished the fire and used a portable fan to extract the smoke.

Officers then administered oxygen therapy to the occupant, who was suffering the effects of breathing smoke.