Two rescued from flat fire in Doncaster

Two people have been rescued from a flat fire in Doncaster.

Firefighters were called to the property on Main Avenue, New Edlington at around 1:22am this morning to reports of a fire on the ground floor. 

Main Avenue, New Edlington (Google)

Main Avenue, New Edlington (Google)

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Two appliances from Doncaster fire station, and one from Edlington attended the scene. 

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Crews had to rescue two people and a dog from a second floor window, as the fire had blocked a ground floor escape route.

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One casualty was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.

An investigation has now been launched to determine the cause of the blaze.