Dorset

Four rescued from fire in Bournemouth flat

Four people have been rescued from a fire in a flat in Dorset.

Firefighters were called to Robert Louis Stevenson Avenue in the Branksome area of Bournemouth shortly before 09:30 BST on Wednesday.

Dorset Fire and Rescue said the fire started in a ground floor flat of the seven-storey block.

Crews from four fire stations used main lines and hose reel jets to tackle the blaze. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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