Woman rescued from Telford house blaze by firefighters

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

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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