Firefighters rescue dogs from burning home in Elswick

Two dogs have been rescued from a house fire in Elswick.

Thursday, 28th November 2019, 12:14 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th November 2019, 12:18 pm

Fire crews were called to a kitchen fire at a home in Larbreck Avenue at 4.11am this morning (November 28).

Two fire engines from Blackpool and one from Wesham attended and firefighters rescued two dogs from the smoke-filled home.

Moments before crews arrived at the scene, a person was rescued from inside the house by a neighbour who had raised the alarm.

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A person and two dogs have been rescued from a house fire in Larbreck Avenue, Elswick shortly after 4am this morning (November 28)

No injuries were reported and the dogs did not require oxygen treatment.

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"Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.

"Two dogs were rescued by firefighters and one person was rescued before firefighters arrived at the scene. No injuries were reported."