Essex

Elderly woman rescued from Essex fire

An elderly woman has been treated for smoke inhalation after being saved from her Essex home.

The 90-year-old was rescued at Greenview Park, Clacton, shortly after 0600 BST on Sunday.

Firefighters took the woman from the smoke-logged bungalow and gave her oxygen therapy, a fire service spokesman said.

She was left in the care of the East of England Ambulance Service and firefighters ventilated the property.

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