Lancing house fire injuries three men

Firefighters at the scene of the blaze in Brighton Road, Lancing
Image caption The blaze was started accidentally according to fire investigation officers

Three men were taken to hospital following a fire at a semi-detached house in West Sussex.

Fire crews were called to a property in Brighton Road, Lancing, at about 00.20 GMT on Thursday.

About 10 firefighters including, two wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze, which was started accidentally.

Three men were given oxygen treatment for smoke inhalation at the scene and then taken to hospital by ambulance.

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