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Two are rescued from house fire

Two people were rescued by firefighters after a blaze broke-out in a rear bedroom of their home in Bristol.

A young girl was also pulled from the house by a passer by, before crews arrived at the scene on Glenburn Road, Speedwell, at 0200 BST on Saturday.

All three were taken to hospital for treatment. The cause of the blaze is being investigated.

A fire brigade spokeswoman said the property had no working smoke detectors which would have given early warning.

She added: "Four firefighters were sent into the house to rescue the pair.

"The fire was contained to a bedroom at the rear of the property but the upstairs of the house was severely smoke-logged."

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