Woman rescued from Letchworth house fire

The house, Maddles in Letchworth GC, suffered extensive smoke damage from the fire

The house, Maddles in Letchworth GC, suffered extensive smoke damage from the fire - Credit: Archant

Fire crews had to rescue a woman from a house fire in the early hours of this morning (Monday).

Emergency services were called to an address in Maddles, Letchworth GC, at 1.45am after the ground floor of a mid-terraced house caught fire.

On arrival fire crews were found the ground floor of the building heavily smoke logged with a serious fire.

A woman had to be rescued from the house and was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage with non life-threatening injuries.

Firefighters then worked to put out the fire and ventilate the building which was completed by 2.25am.


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An investigation is now underway to determine the cause of the fire.

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