Man suffers burns fighting house blaze

A MAN was taken to hospital with burns to his upper body tonight after he tried to put out a kitchen blaze at his Suffolk home.The 47-year-old is understood to have suffered first degree burns to 45% of his body in the blaze in Great Cornard, and he was taken to Colchester Hospital for treatment.

A MAN was taken to hospital with burns to his upper body tonight after he tried to put out a kitchen blaze at his Suffolk home.

The 47-year-old is understood to have suffered first degree burns to 45% of his body in the blaze in Great Cornard, and he was taken to Colchester Hospital for treatment.

Firefighters were called to the house in Pot Kiln Road just before 6.30pm and smoke and the property was reportedly smoke-logged.

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