Woman taken to hospital after house fire in Hartlepool

Brimstone Close in Hartlepool. Copyright Google Maps.
Brimstone Close in Hartlepool. Copyright Google Maps.

A kitchen fire left a woman in need of hospital treatment for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters from Stranton and Stockton were called to Brimstone Close, off Hayston Road, Hartlepool, just before 5pm yesterday after the blaze was reported.

When the crews arrived, they found the fire already out and a quantity of burnt food in its aftermath.

A woman was taken to hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation.