Honiton house fire: Child and teenagers remain in hospital
- 5 April 2013
- From the section Devon
Four people, including a child and two teenagers, remain in hospital after being seriously injured in a house fire in Devon.
The casualties were airlifted to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital after firefighters were called to Lee Close in Honiton just before 08:00 BST.
A three-year-old boy is being treated at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol, police said.
A 17-year-old girl and 18-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the blaze.
A man in his 30s is being treated for smoke inhalation at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.
A six-year-old boy was treated for smoke inhalation, but has since been discharged.
Police said eight people were in the house, seven members of a family and another person.
The cause of the fire, which has been extinguished, is being investigated but is not believed to be suspicious.