House fire leaves man injured

A 44-YEAR-OLD man has been injured in a house fire in Colchester today.Paramedics arrived at scene of the fire at a semi detached house in Tall Trees, Mile End, at 6pm.

A 44-YEAR-OLD man has been injured in a house fire in Colchester today.

Paramedics arrived at scene of the fire at a semi detached house in Tall Trees, Mile End, at 6pm. They treated a man for slight burns and smoke inhalation.

Firefighters at the scene said the roof was well alight.

An aerial platform ladder was requested to assist in the operation and breathing apparatus and hose reels were also in use.