Oxford

Man 'critical' after Abingdon care home fire

Fire scene at The Knowl in Abingdon
Image caption The cause of the blaze at The Knowl is being treated as unexplained

A man is in a critical condition after he was rescued from a fire at a care home in Oxfordshire.

The 48-year-old was rescued from The Knowl on Stert Street, Abingdon, after the blaze broke out at about 04:15 BST.

He was treated at the scene for burns and smoke inhalation before being taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service and Thames Valley Police are investigating the cause of the blaze, which is being treated as unexplained.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites