Firefighters rescue casualty from house fire in Morecambe

Firefighters rescued a casualty from a house fire in Morecambe in the early hours of this morning.

Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 8:58 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 10:03 am
Firefighters rescued a casualty from a house fire in Morecambe in the early hours of this morning.

The victim was given oxygen by fire crews at the the house in Regent Park Avenue before paramedics arrived.

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Services spokesman said: “Three fire crews from Morecambe and Lancaster attended reports of a domestic building fire on Regent Park Avenue, Morecambe where it was believed there was a casualty unable to get out of the property.

“Firefighters rescued the casualty from the ground floor of the property and used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

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“A ventilation fan was also in use to clear the property of smoke.”

The blaze happened at just after 12 midnight today - Wednesday, August 1.