Toddler and baby ‘were home alone when fire broke out’ at their home, police say
A toddler and baby were home alone when a fire broke out, it has emerged.
The youngsters, a girl aged two and a boy aged one, had to be rescued after a chip pan in their kitchen went up in flames shortly after midnight on Saturday.
Residents in St Anthony’s Place, close to Talbot Road in Blackpool, pitched a ladder up against a bedroom window before smashing it and pulling the girl to safety, while the baby was also carried from the terraced house.
The pair were taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital for check-ups and treatment.
Both had inhaled smoke, while the girl also had cuts to her... read more
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