THREE dogs and a cat had to be rescued this morning in Southsea following a flat fire.
The incident on Telephone Road erupted at 9.20am in a two storey downstairs bedroom flat – sparking a dramatic rescue operation of three dogs and a cat.
A 63-year-old male escaped the flat and was treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics.
It is thought the fire started accidentally before it was put out just after 10am.
Four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and two jets were used by Southsea firefighters.
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