Twelve treated for smoke inhalation after Southampton High Street fire

TWELVE people have been treated after breathing in smoke in a fire in Southampton City Centre. 

Firefighters from four stations rushed to a three storey building on the High Street at 7.30pm on Sunday.

Twelve people were left needing treatment for smoke inhalation. 


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Fire crews passed them into the care of South Central Ambulance Service. 

Meanwhile, two people were escorted away from the building and allowed to leave. 

Daily Echo: Firefighters battle blaze in Southampton City Centre. Photo from: HIWFRS. Firefighters battle blaze in Southampton City Centre. Photo from: HIWFRS.

Firefighters from St Marys, Redbridge, Hightown and Eastleigh battled the blaze. 

But now the fire service says the property is considered “saveable”. 

They left  the area at 8.56pm that evening. 

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