Man rescued from house fire in Swindon

A man has been rescued from a house fire in Kingsdown, Swindon.

Last night 8 May around 5pm a call was made to the emergency services by a neighbour after smelling smoke.

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Area of the house fire in Kingsdown

A fire crew from Stratton attended and upon attendance to the scene they discovered a cooker fire, which prompted a forced entry into the property.

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Police and Ambulance crews were also in attendance to the incident.

The occupier was suffering smoke inhalation and was treated at the scene.