Time of Incident: 17/07/2018 - 23:22
Location: Poplars Avenue, Warrington
Attendance: Two fire engines attended - from Warrington and Penketh
At around 11.20pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire at a flat on Poplars Avenue in Warrington.
On arrival the crews discovered that the fire involved a first floor flat, a smoke alarm was sounding and all persons were accounted for.
Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Crews then damped the area down to make sure it was safe and used a large high pressure fan to clear smoke from the property.
A cat was rescued from the property and a male suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation was handed over to the care of paramedics.
The casualty was taken to hospital via ambulance.
Firefighters were in attendance for around 55 minutes.