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Neighbour rescues woman from fire in Prestonpans

Category: Scotland

Published: 27th May 2012 11:53:13

A 36-year-old woman was rescued by a neighbour after a blaze broke out at a semi-detached house in East Lothian, according to firefighters.

The blaze took hold at the property in High Street, Prestonpans, shortly after 22:00 on Saturday.

Firefighters from Musselburgh and Newcraighall put out the blaze, which had started in the bedroom.

A fire and rescue spokeswoman said the woman was given oxygen at the scene before being taken to hospital.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.

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