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Two suffer smoke inhalation during property fire

TWO people, a dog and cat were rescued from a fire at a property in the Burnham and Highbridge area in the early hours of this morning.

Fire crews from Burnham on Sea and Bridgwater were sent to the scene just after 5am.

A spokesperson for Devon andd Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: “On arrival, crews confirmed smoke and flames issuing.

“Fire crews rescued two occupants from the property who have suffered from smoke inhalation and are in the hands of the paramedics.

“Crews also rescued a dog and a cat from the property.”

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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