Woman taken to hospital following Widnes flat fire

A woman's needed hospital treatment following a flat fire in Widnes overnight.

Crews from Widnes, Penketh and Warrington were called to an address on Margaret Court around 5:20 this morning.

A Cheshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said:

"Firefighters were called to a fire in a ground floor flat on Margaret Court, Widnes. On arrival crews found a female casualty suffering from burns outside the property. Crews gave her first aid until the paramedics arrived and tackled the fire, with two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, using a hose reel jet. 
The female casualty has been taken to hospital. Crews are currently at the scene."

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