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Woman hurt in blaze

A Pembroke woman was treated for smoke inhalation following a fire at a Pembroke home this week.

Firefighters responded to reports of a house fire on Fenton’s Drive around 11am on Tuesday.

A woman in the house was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, and treated for smoke inhalation. She was later released.

Area residents noticed smoke around 9.30am, but dismissed it as a controlled burning.

It was only when emergency services arrived that they realised the house was on fire.

A spokeswoman for the fire service said the incident is being investigated.

The property on Fentons Drive in Pembroke where there was a fire on Tuesday. (Photo by Mark Tatem)

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Published February 17, 2012 at 1:00 am (Updated February 17, 2012 at 5:42 am)

Woman hurt in blaze

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