Salford fire: Six people in hospital after house blaze

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Drivers have been told to avoid the area

Six people have been taken to hospital after a house fire in Salford.

The fire service said the blaze, which is now out, broke out at a mid-terraced house in Jackson Street, Walkden, at about 05:00 GMT.

Four of those rescued are believed to be children.

The fire service said it rescued five people and when it arrived two people had already got out. The road between Algernon Road and Alexandra Road has been closed.

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