Combe Martin fire leaves man critical

An elderly man has been taken to hospital with critical injuries after a fire at a flat in north Devon.

He was rescued by firefighters from the four-storey flat in Combe Martin after the fire started early on Monday.

Crews from Combe Martin and Ilfracombe were called to the scene after neighbours saw smoke coming from the property.

No-one else was reported injured. The cause of the incident is being investigated.

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