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Two children in hospital after flat fire in Whitburn

Two children were among four people taken to hospital following a fire in West Lothian.

Firefighters were called to the blaze in a flat in Whitedalehead Road, Whitburn, at around 19:40 on Thursday.

A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said they gave four casualties oxygen therapy.

The patients - who also included a man and a woman - were then taken to St John's Hospital in Livingston by ambulance.

They fire was extinguished and the scene was made safe within an hour.

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