Five rescued at last minute from fire in western Turkey

BURSA: Five people who were trapped in building following a fire were saved by the fire bridge at the last minute in the western province of Bursa on Thursday.

The fire erupted basement floor of a four-storey building reportedly due to a breakdown on a television. Fire spread the building quickly, leaving five people including a pregnant woman trapped in the building. Arriving at the scene quickly, a fire bridge intervened in the incident and rescued trapped people from the ongoing fire. Affected by the smokes, the people were taken to a nearby hospital.

An investigation has been launched into the incident.