Exeter flat fire man critical

A 67-year-old man is in a critical condition after a fire at an Exeter flat.

The man was rescued from the first floor flat in Cowick Road in the St Thomas area by firefighters. The alarm was raised at 03:47 BST.

The man is being treated at the burns unit in Morriston Hospital in Swansea for smoke inhalation and burns.

The flat was gutted by the fire, the cause of which is being investigated by police and fire officers.

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