Man taken to hospital after Thetford house fire

Firefighters attend Thetford blaze.

Firefighters attend Thetford blaze. - Credit: Archant

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after a fire in Thetford.

Emergency services were called to the home on Station Road just before 6.30pm on Tuesday.

Three appliances from Thetford and East Harling attended the scene, and the fire was put out by 7.05pm.

No-one was in the building when the fire service arrived at the building.

Paramedics also attended to treat the man for smoke inhalation.

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He was taken to the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds for treatment, but his injuries are not thought to be serious.

The road was partially closed while the fire was tackled.

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Crews wore breathing apparatus used main and hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze.

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