Person rescued from house fire in Thetford

Crews from East Harling, Attleborough and Thetford were called to New England Way at 9pm today to re

Crews from East Harling, Attleborough and Thetford were called to New England Way at 9pm today to reports of a fire. Photo: Google - Credit: Archant

A person had to be rescued from a house fire in Thetford.

Crews from East Harling, Attleborough and Thetford were called to New England Way at 9pm on Wednesday night to reports of a fire.

A fire service spokesman said one person was rescued from a property.

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust sent an ambulance and ambulance officer to the scene where they treated one person for smoke inhalation.

They were taken to West Suffolk Hopsital, Bury St Edmunds, for further treatment.

Less than two hours earlier, firefighters were called to a blaze at a property on Thompson Road in Griston, near Watton.

Crews from East Harling, Attleborough and Hingham were called to the village shortly before 7.20pm.

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Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze using hose reel jet.