Fire crews called to flats fire in Morecambe

Firefighters say that two occupants escaped from the car unassisted
Firefighters say that two occupants escaped from the car unassisted

Three fire engines from Morecambe, Lancaster and Bolton-le-Sands attended a fire in a block of flats at Borwick Court in Morecambe on Wednesday evening.

The fire involved a sofa in the foyer on the ground floor of the property.

Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze, which broke out just before midnight.

Four casualties were treated for the effects of smoke inhalation.