Reading fire: Several people left with ‘serious’ injuries after ‘large’ house blaze | The Sun

SEVERAL people have been left with serious injures after a large house blaze.

Emergency services rushed to the property on Erleigh Road, Reading, around 1.30am on Wednesday.

The fire ripped through the home leaving occupants with multiple injuries.

It's understood some victims have been hospitalised due to their condition.

Fire crews have since put out the flames.

Cops remain on the scene this morning.


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In a statement, Thames Valley Police said: "We responded, alongside Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service and South Central Ambulance Service to reports of a large house fire at just after 1.30am today.

"The fire has now been extinguished, but there have been multiple casualties."

Superintendent Zahid Aziz said: "Unfortunately as a result of this fire, several people have been injured, and some of these are serious.

"The fire was contained at a single property, and no adjoining properties have been affected.

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"The family affected by this fire will be offered support, and we have commenced a joint investigation with Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service and our officers will remain at the scene for some time to come."

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