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A WOMAN had to be rescued from a fire in her home.

The incident happened at 3pm in a kitchen in a flat in Billy Lawn Avenue, Leigh Park yesterday.

Fire crews from Havant, Cosham and Emsworth led the person to safety by 3.40pm. She was checked by paramedics.