Woman suffers burns as fire breaks out at house in Bramley

Fernbank Avenue, Bramley (Pic: Google).
Fernbank Avenue, Bramley (Pic: Google).
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A woman has been rushed to hospital with burns after a fire broke out at a house in the Bramley area of Leeds.

The fire started in a bedroom of a house in Fernbank Avenue.

Firefighters from Leeds and Bradford fire stations were called to the scene just after 11.15am.

Fire crews used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a high powered fan to clear the house of smoke.

The injured woman suffered burns to an arm and was taken to hospital by an ambulance.

A working smoke detector was fitted to the property and the fire caused the alarm to go off, the fire service said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.