Man rescued from house fire

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One man was rescued from a house fire in Mansfield this morning (Tuesday, May 23).

Fire crews from Mansfield and Ashfield were called to the house, which contains five flats, in Midworth Street, at 3.05am.

The fire was in the kitchen at the rear of the property.

Firefighters used two hose reels, four breathing apparatus and one pressure ventilation system to put out the blaze.

One man was rescued and treated for smoke inhalation by the East Midlands Ambulance Service.