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Two people rescued in sheltered accommodation fire
7:46am Sunday 13th April 2014 in Southend
TWO elderly people were rescued after a fire broke out in the library of a sheltered accommodation block.
Firefighters donned breathing equipment before tackling the blaze, and rescuing the two residents, with an 80 year-old man left in the care of the Ambulance Service, having suffered the effects of smoke inhalation.
The fire had been put out by 12:30am.
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