Leeds pensioner hurt in bedroom blaze

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A PENSIONER suffered smoke inhalation after a bedroom heater caught fire at a house in the Hunslet area of Leeds.

Firefighters were called to an address on Rosedale Gardens at 12.06am this morning. (Sat Oct 29).

A West Yorkshire Fire Service spokesman said a portable heater had overheated and filled a bedroom at the property with smoke.

An elderly man suffered smoke inhalation and ambulance was requested for precautionary check up.

Leeds, Sweet street, 28th March 1979'LIGHTING'Mr. Eddie Mullan, a lift engineer at the City of Leeds Public Works Department, Sweet Street, gives a last polish to one of the four old gas lamps that are to be sent to Germany.

Leeds nostalgia: Bits of old Leeds sent to Germany... in 1979