Stoke & Staffordshire

Woman suffers burns in Stoke-on-Trent flat fire

A woman has been treated for burns following a fire at a flat in Stoke-on-Trent.

The fire started at Marchwood Court in Penkhull, at 21:30 GMT on Monday and was brought under control by about 22:40 GMT.

The woman was taken to hospital with significant injuries, the fire service said.

The cause of the fire, which was tackled by 20 firefighters, is still being investigated.

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