Police officer taken to hospital after Forfar flat fire rescue

A police officer was taken to hospital after rescuing a person from a blaze at a flat in Angus.

The officer had forced their way into the property in Dundee Loan, Forfar, after the fire broke out on Sunday.

Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus then entered the flat and helped a second person from the property.

The officer was taken to Whitehills Hospital and the two flat occupants to Ninewells Hospital for treatment.

Their condition is not known.

The fire broke out in the kitchen of the property shortly before 11:40 on Sunday.

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