Somerset

Man seriously injured in Minehead house fire

House fire in Minhead
Image caption Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to the fire in Bowsprit Close on Friday evening

A man has been seriously injured in a house fire in Minehead in Somerset.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said a neighbour alerted them to the fire at the property in Bowsprit Close on Friday evening.

A spokesman said five fire engines attended the scene and a man was rescued from the property and treated by paramedics.

He said the property was "completely damaged" by the fire, and the cause will be investigated.

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