Sutton-in-ashfield: Elderly lady and adult male rescued from 3am house fire

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Fire crews from Ashfield, Mansfield and Alfreton were called to a house fire last night (15th November 2014) at approximately 3am and rescued an elderly lady and adult male.

It happened on Barker Street in Huthwaite, Sutton-in-Ashfield.

Six breathing apparatus, two hose reels, a positive pressure ventiliation fan and thermal image camera were used during the rescue operation and the fire was extinguished soon after.

The cause of the fire is not yet known and both victims were taken to hospital.

Fire crews from Ashfield will attend the scene today to offer community safety advice to Barker Street residents.