Southminster: House fire update - one suffers burns and another suffers smoke inhalation (From Maldon and Burnham Standard)
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Southminster: House fire update - one suffers burns and another suffers smoke inhalation
4:54pm Friday 22nd February 2013 in News
One man suffered smoke inhalation and another suffered burns after a blaze at a home in Southminster.
Fire crews from Burnham and South Woodham Ferrers attended the scene in West House Estate after a call at 1.49pm today.
They tackled a fire in the roof space, which they managed to extinguish by 2.44pm.
Fire fighters then used a thermal image camera to check for any hotspots.
An ambulance was requested for the man suffering burns.
A fire and rescue service spokesman said: "The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.
"Essex County Fire and Rescue Service and the police will carry out an investigation."