Elderly woman hurt in flat fire

AN elderly woman was treated for smoke inhalation after a flat fire in Essex.Firefighters were called to the flat in Saffron Walden shortly before midnight on Saturday and found the woman, in her 80s, having difficulty breathing.

AN elderly woman was treated for smoke inhalation after a flat fire in Essex.

Firefighters were called to the flat in Saffron Walden shortly before midnight on Saturday and found the woman, in her 80s, having difficulty breathing.

She was treated by an ambulance crew but was not thought to be seriously ill.

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