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Man taken to hospital after house fire in Lincoln

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A man has been taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire at a house in Lincoln.

Four crews were called to the mid-terraced house on Aberporth Drive shortly before 0200 GMT.

Firefighters using breathing apparatus put the the flames out with a hose but the bedroom and its contents were severely damaged by the fire.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was caused by carelessly discarded smoking materials.