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Fire Service treat woman for shock following Melton house fire

Firefighters were called to the incident in Greenhill Close, Melton Mowbray, this morning at 10:42 to reports of a bedroom fire.

Two fire appliances from Melton Fire Station attended the incident which resulted in a female at the address being treated for shock by the fire service.

A Leicestershire Fire & Rescue statment said: "Upon arrival incident confirmed as bedroom involved in fire. 2 Breathing Apparatus in use under rapid deployment. One hose reel jet and 1 thermal imaging camera in use."

A further update said: "Informative message received, Fire in bedroom now extinguished, Fire crews cutting away at bedroom floor for hotspots, one female occupier receiving treatment from Fire Service for shock."

The incident was closed at 11:32 and in investigation in to the cause of the fire is under way.

Two fire engines attended the incident this morning. Photo: File pic.

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