Woman rescued from burning flat

A woman has been rescued by firefighters after smoke was seen coming out of the window of her flat.

Saturday, 26th August 2017, 3:34 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:49 pm

Fire crews from Bispham and Blackpool were called to Bannister Court, Queen’s Promenade, at around 1pm after receiving a call from a neighbour who feared somebody was trapped inside the property.

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Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus rescued a woman and extinguished the fire using a hosereel jet.

They then administered first aid to the woman, who had inhaled smoke, until an ambulance and paramedics arrived.

The cause of the fire has to be established.