Crews force entry after failing to raise occupant of Stowmarket house

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Fire crews forced entry to a house in Stowmarket after failing to raise an unconscious casualty early this morning (20).

One appliance from Stowmarket and one from Elmswell responded to reports of a house fire at 1.20 today,

On arrival the lights of the property, in Gainsborough Road, were on, an alarm was sounding and crews could smell burning but were unable to raise anyone inside.

Crews forced entry and located an unconscious casualty. An ambulance was called and fire crews located a small fire under the grill that had self extinguished.