Two treated for smoke inhalation following fire

Station Road, Wickwar

Two people were treated for the effects of smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a house.

Three fire engines from Yate and Kingswood were joined by a fourth from Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service after the blaze was reported at the two storey home. 

Firefighters in breathing apparatus used high pressure hose reels and jets to tackle the fire on the first floor. The fire is thought to have started accidentally in a sauna room. Fire and heat damage was caused throughout the first floor.

Two people were in the house at the time of the fire, but both had managed to escape by the time crews arrived. They were treated by paramedics for the effects of smoke inhalation, but both were discharged at the scene.

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