Crews from London Road were called at 8.41pm to a three storey house fire on Bateman Gardens, Bobber’s Mill. The fire was located in the kitchen on the ground floor and is believed to have been caused by a faulty cooking appliance. Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish the fire. Two people were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. The incident had been dealt with by 9.30pm.