Middlesbrough man rescued from flat fire

A man has been rescued from a fire at a flat on Teesside.

Firefighters were called to Thorntee House on Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough, in the early hours.

The sole occupant of the flat was taken to hospital. No details of his condition have been released.

Three appliances were used to extinguish the fire, which is thought to have started when a pan was left unattended.

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