Elderly man injured in Hemel Hempstead flat fire

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An elderly man needed first aid treatment after a ground floor flat fire in Hemel Hempstead last night.

The man suffered smoke inhalation in the blaze in Thriftfield at just after 11.30pm.

Two firefighter crews from Hemel Hempstead tackled the blaze, which was extinguished just before midnight.