House fire closes road in St Leonards


A road was closed after a fire at a home in St Leonards this morning (Saturday October 31).

Firefighters were called to a house in Warrior Square at around 9.30am.

A spokesman for the fire service said the blaze broke out in a first floor bedroom.

No serious injuries were reported in the incident but two adults were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

The fire was extinguished by crews using two breathing apparatus and a hose reel.

The road was closed whilst emergency services dealt with the incident. It has now been re-opened.

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