Mattress fire in Chichester

FIRE crews were called to a house in Chichester after a mattress caught fire.

The call came in to West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service at 5.20pm yesterday (April 9), after a fire alarm went off at a home in Lennox Road.

There was a small mattress fire in a ground floor bedroom, and a female was treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics at the scene.

Firefighters from Chichester and Bognor Regis attended, and left by 5.40pm.

The fire was accidental.