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Friday, 23 November 2007, 06:59 GMT
Firefighters tackle kitchen fire

Three people have been taken to hospital after a fire in Devon.

Emergency services were called to the fire at a property in Budshead Road, Plymouth in the early hours.

Crews using breathing apparatus led two people to safety from the semi-detached house, which was severely damaged in the fire.

Three people were taken to Derriford Hospital suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke. The fire is thought to have started in the kitchen.