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One man injured as family escape blaze in Inverness

By Alasdair Fraser

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Fire in Carnarc Crescent.
Fire in Carnarc Crescent.

A MAN was taken to hospital after a family escaped a blaze at a home in Inverness.

He is understood to have suffered smoke inhalation after fire spread indoors from the garden of the property in Carnarc Crescent in South Kessock.

Flames and thick, black smoke were seen coming from both floors of the building. A shed was also damaged at the rear of the home.

Three fire brigade appliances attended after the alarm was raised at 12.47pm today with fire crews currently still in attendance.

Fire in Carnarc Crescent.
Fire in Carnarc Crescent.

An ambulance took the injured man to Raigmore Hospital.

A fire spokeswoman said: “We remain in attendance at an incident at Carnarc Crescent in Inverness.

“A fire was reported at the rear of the property and has spread into the building.

“We have three pumps in attendance with two jets, two hose reel jets and four breathing apparatus in use.

Fire in Carnarc Crescent.
Fire in Carnarc Crescent.

“There is one casualty with possible smoke inhalation.”

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