Shropshire

Man and woman rescued from flat fire in Telford

Two people have been rescued from a fire at a block of flats in Shropshire.

The fire broke out in a ground floor flat on the Brookside Estate, at Beaconsfield, Telford, at about 1835 BST on Wednesday.

A man and a woman were rescued by ladder from a bathroom window. They were treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters forced their way into neighbouring flats to make sure everyone had been accounted for.