Neighbours flee after fire in block of flats

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NEIGHBOURS have described their escape from a smoke-filled block of flats after a fire broke out just before 6.30am on Sunday.

Some leapt from a first-floor window to escape, while others braved the corridors to the smoky exit – two being rushed to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.

Read all about the fire in Pheasant Close, Berkhamsted, in this week’s Gazette, out tomorrow.