Somerset

Two people rescued in Wellington flat fire

Two people and their pet dog have been rescued from a fire in Somerset.

Crews were called to a flat in Rockwell Green, Wellington just after 19:35 GMT on Sunday.

When firefighters arrived, one man had already escaped while two others were still inside along with their pet dog. Smoke detectors had been disconnected.

All three were taken to hospital for treatment after suffering smoke inhalation. The cause of the blaze is now under investigation.

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