Crawley OAP taken to hospital with smoke inhalation

Standing Images for web. East Sussex Ambulance.
Standing Images for web. East Sussex Ambulance.

An elderly woman was taken to hospital after she suffered smoke inhalation from a kitchen fire.

Firefighters were called to her first floor flat in Sunnymead, West Green, at 12.37pm on Sunday (November 1), said West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

A spokesman said the small accidental fire started after cooking was left unattended.

It was out by the time the two Crawley crews arrived.

Paramedics took the woman to hospital.

Firefighters ventilated the flat. They were stood down at 1.40pm.

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