Firefighters rescue man trapped in home near Knaresborough after conservatory fire

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A man has been rescued after a fire broke out in his home near Knaresborough.

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to Woolwich Cottage in Brearton at around 12pm on Thursday, October 27.

Crews from Harrogate and Knaresborough arrived to find a man trapped inside the building after a fire broke out in the conservatory.

The man was rescued by the crews and needed breathing apparatus. Firefighters then extinguished the fire, which originated from an appliance, using a hose reel jet.