Two people taken to hospital by ambulance after fire in Fleetwood
A couple have been taken to hospital after a fire in Fleetwood.
The man and woman were taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital after firefighters rescued them from a home in Seymour Street shortly after 10pm on Saturday (December 22).
Two fire engines from Fleetwood responded to the fire, which started in a bedroom of a terraced house.
Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus used one hose reel, a ventilation unit and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said the two casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance as a precaution after suffering smoke inhalation.
Fire crews were back out again in the early hours of this morning (Monday, December 23) as they tackled a fire involving a storage container in Coopers Way, Blackpool.
Two fire engines from Blackpool and Bispham attended the fire at 12.30am, with crews equipped with breathing apparatus using jets and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire.
No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.