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Man rescued in 'severe fire' at Didcot flats

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Image caption Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said a person was rescued during a blaze in a block of flats in Didcot on Friday night

A man had to be rescued by firefighters during a "severe fire" in a three-storey block of flats.

Fire crews were told the man had gone missing in the blaze at 23:00 GMT on Friday in Harrier Drive, Didcot, Oxfordshire.

Another family from a neighbouring flat also had to be led to safety by emergency crews.

The rescued man was treated for smoke inhalation and taken to hospital by South Central Ambulance Service.

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