House fire - Walton - Peterborough

On Wednesday (24) at 7.31am, crews from Dogsthorpe and Stanground, along with a crew from Market Deeping in Lincolnshire, were called to a house fire on South View in Walton, Peterborough.

Firefighters arrived to find a fire on the ground floor of a house with smoke issuing. Wearing breathing apparatus they entered the property and rescued a family, including three adults and a child. They were treated for smoke inhalation and left in the care of ambulance crews.

The crews extinguished the fire using a hose reel, and used positive pressure ventilation fans to clear the smoke.

An investigation will be taking place to determine the cause and crews will be re-inspecting the premises later today.