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Woman led to safety after Boscombe flat fire
AN elderly woman has been led to safety by neighbours after a fire broke out in a flat in Boscombe this evening.
Crews from Westbourne, Springbourne and Redhill were called to the first floor flat in Christchurch Road, near St John’s Church and The Crescent, at 7.06pm.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus put the fire out.
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said that an elderly woman was led to safety by residents before fire crews arrived on the scene.
She has been treated by an ambulance crew.
The cause of the fire is not yet known.
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