Northampton

Northampton house fire: Four taken to hospital

Four people have been taken to hospital to be treated for burns and the effects of smoke inhalation after a fire in a house in Northampton.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the property on the Thorplands Estate at about 20:30 BST on Monday.

People nearby had to leave their homes but were later allowed back.

Northamptonshire Police said an investigation into the cause of the fire would continue later.

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