Girl in hospital following house fire

A TEENAGE girl has been taken to hospital with breathing difficulties following a fire at her home in Lowestoft.

A TEENAGE girl has been taken to hospital with breathing difficulties following a fire at her home in Lowestoft.

Emergency services were alerted to the fire shortly before 9pm this evening.

A rapid response vehicle and an ambulance were sent to the scene of the fire in Hardy Close, arriving three minutes after the alarm was raised.

A girl believed to be around 14 or 15 years old was given oxygen on scene before being taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston for further treatment for breathing difficulties.