Man checked by paramedics after Hassocks fire

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An elderly man was checked over by paramedics on Saturday (January 11) after a kitchen fire in Hassocks.

Firefighters were called to a bungalow in Stanford Avenue, just after 5pm.

Breating apparatus was used while the small fire was put out and a fan used for ventilation.

The home’s occupier was treated with mild smoke inhalation at the scene by ambulance paramedics.