THREE animals were rescued after a fire broke out at a property on Sunday night.

Firefighters were called to a fire at a house on Woodlands Road, Haresfinch at 8.45pm. Two fire engines attended.

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On arrival crews found a fire in the kitchen of the property.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the property under rapid deployment to prevent the fire from spreading. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

One person was given oxygen at the scene by crews before being assessed by paramedics.

Firefighters also rescued a dog, bearded dragon and a hamster from the property.

Crews left the scene at 10.40pm.