FIREFIGHTERS rescued a woman from a property after a fire broke out in a kitchen.

Crews were called to an address on Hauxwell Grove, Haresfinch at around 7pm on Sunday evening.

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Three fire engines attended.

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

One person was rescued from the property by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.

Crews administered oxygen therapy at the scene before handing the person into over to North West Ambulance Service, who took the patient to hospital for further assessment.

Fire crews left the scene just before 7.30pm.

A North West Ambulance Spokeswoman added: "We attended with an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a response car. 

"A female was taken to hospital."