Elderly woman rescued from Ramsey home after electric blanket catches fire

AN elderly woman was rescued from her house after an electric blanket caught fire yesterday (Sunday).

Firefighters from Huntingdon and Ramsey were called to Hollow Lane, Ramsey, at 2.50pm to reports of smoke coming from a house.

The elderly woman was not injured.

The fire was under control by 3.20pm and the damage was believed to be confined to a bedroom.

• Four people were treated for minor injuries after a car crashed into an electricity pole in Buckden.


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An engineer made the power lines safe after the crash on Mill Road a 8.45pm on Saturday. Fire crews and the police also attended.

INFORMATION: Anyone with information should call Cambridgeshire police on 101.

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