Crews called to house fire in Thornton

Fire crews were called to the incident
Fire crews were called to the incident

Firefighters from Bispham and Fleetwood stations were called to a blaze at a house in Hastings Road, Thornton on Friday evening.

The crews used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a positive ventilation unit to tackle the fire, which was on the ground floor of the property.

A brigade spokesman said one casualty who had suffered smoke inhalation declined hospital treatment.