TWO fire crews and the aerial ladder platform from Chester were called out to a bungalow fire.

Four fire engines in total were sent to the report of the fire in the property on Mill Grove, Bulkeley, shortly after 6.50pm yesterday (Tuesday, February 8).

Due to the nature of the blaze the aerial ladder platform from Chester was also sent to the scene.

One casualty was rescued from the property by firefighters and was given emergency first aid by crews for smoke inhalation.

A second casualty was also treated for smoke inhalation at the scene prior to the arrival of the ambulance service.

The fire was tackled by firefighters, four wearing breathing apparatus, using hose reel, main and covering jets.

Utilities to the bungalow were isolated and the affected area monitored with a thermal imaging camera and damped down.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is under investigation by Cheshire Fire and Cheshire Police.