On arrival, Firefighters forced entry to property and rescued 1 female.
4 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using hose reel jets entered the heavily smoke logged property to locate and extinguish the fire.
01:00 hours the fire was confirmed to be extinguished and all persons accounted for, ventilation of property and fire investigation now underway.
Occupant was assessed by East Midlands Ambulance service for smoke inhalation. Public Statement Issued: Working smoke alarms save lives, please test yours today.
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