Two taken to hospital after Worksop house blaze

Firefighters were called to a flat fire in Barnsley last night

Firefighters were called to a flat fire in Barnsley last night

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Two people were taken to hospital after a house fire in Worksop in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters from Worksop and Edwinstowe were called to a property on fire in Ely Close this morning (Saturday, June 25) at around 4:05am.

It is understood that five adult occupants had managed to escape the blaze before firefighters arrived, but two were suffering from smoke inhalation and were taken to hospital by ambulance.

The occupants of the neighbouring property were led to safety by firefighters.

One hose reel, breathing apparatus and a ventilation fan were used to extinguish the fire which was out by 5am.