Burton Terrace Beeston: Woman suffers smoke inhalation after escaping from house fire in Leeds

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Fire and ambulance crews rushed to a house fire in south Leeds this afternoon.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) were called at 3.04pm today (Friday, January 5), to reports of a fire at a home on Burton Terrace, Beeston.

A spokesperson said: “A fire started in a bedroom of a three-storey mid terraced property. Yorkshire Ambulance Service was requested for a female with smoke inhalation.

“Smoke detectors were fitted and working.”

Crews from both Hunslet and Leeds Fire Stations attended, with two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan used to bring the blaze under control.