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Man hurt after blaze in bedroom of flat in Irvine

A man has been injured after fire broke out at a flat in North Ayrshire.

Emergency services were called to the property in Dickson Drive, Irvine, at about 21:45 on Sunday.

Firefighters provided oxygen treatment to a man who was suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation.

He was passed to the care of paramedics and taken to Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock for further treatment. Crews extinguished the blaze which originated in a bedroom. No one else was injured.

In a separate incident, a woman was taken to hospital following a fire at a flat in Lanark, South Lanarkshire.

Crews were called to the flat in the town's Kildare Drive at about 23:00 on Sunday.

They extinguished the small blaze and treated the woman at the scene before she was taken to Wishaw General Hospital as a precaution.

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