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Woman rescued from Telford house blaze by firefighters

A woman was rescued by firefighters after a blaze broke out at a house in Telford.

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Three fire crews were called to Westmorland Mews, Leegomery, just after 1.30pm on Tuesday.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze broke out on the ground floor and a woman was rescued from the first floor of the property using a short extension ladder.

A hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus were also used as the blaze was extinguished.

West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman Jordan Eggington said: "We were called by the fire service at 1.42pm to a fire at a property on Westmorland Mews.

"We sent one ambulance, three paramedic officers and the HART team to the scene.

"Crews treated one patient, a woman, and she was conveyed to hospital for further treatment.”

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