Somerset

Five rescued from fire in Bridgwater flat

Five people have been rescued from a blaze in a block of flats in Somerset.

Crews from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called to Eastwood Close in Bridgwater just before 01:00 BST on Sunday.

A first-floor flat was destroyed by fire, smoke and heat, the spokesman said.

An investigation will be carried out into how the fire started.

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