Dorset

Two rescued from burning building in Weymouth, Dorset

Two people were rescued from a burning building in Dorset.

Three pumps attended the fire in East Street, Weymouth, following reports that people were trapped inside the property, a Dorset Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said.

She added the fire had started in the basement in the early hours of Wednesday and had caused smoke damage to communal areas.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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