Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Elderly woman led to safety during Southampton house fire

An elderly woman was led to safety by firefighters after a blaze broke out in her Southampton home.

Crews were called to the property in Witts Hill, Midanbury, just after 01:00 GMT, a Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said.

Nine firefighters extinguished the blaze, which started on a chair in the bungalow. The cause is unknown.

The woman was led out of the house and treated for smoke inhalation. She was not taken to hospital.

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