Pensioner rescued from Illogan house fire

A pensioner has been rescued from a fire at their home in Cornwall on Monday night.

Emergency services were called to the property in Coronation Road, Illogan, at about 2200 GMT.

Crews said they used breathing apparatus put out the fire in the kitchen of the ground floor flat.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said the occupant was treated by ambulance personnel for the effects of breathing in smoke.

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