UPDATE: Woman taken to hospital after multiple fire crews and air ambulance attend bungalow blaze in Skegness

The fire in Finisterre Avenue. PHOTO: Ronald Disney
The fire in Finisterre Avenue. PHOTO: Ronald Disney

Fire fire crews and the air ambulance attended a serious bungalow fire in Skegness today.

Crews were called to the blaze in Finisterre Avenue, Skegness at 8.57am this morning, Wednesday April 19, .

The fire has now been extinguished and all crews have resumed.

A full fire investigation is now taking place to determine the cause.

One woman has been taken to hospital after being rescued from the building.

Working closely alongside medics from Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance and an EMAS Ambulance Service paramedic crew, the Magpas Air Ambulance enhanced medical team assessed a woman in her 60s, who was suffering from smoke inhalation.

The fire in Finisterre Avenue. PHOTO: Ronald Disney

The fire in Finisterre Avenue. PHOTO: Ronald Disney

They placed her into an induced coma at the scene (providing her with A&E level care) before airlifting her to Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham. She was in a critical but stable condition upon arrival at hospital.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team and patient were Pilot Matt Tacon and Crewmember Lee Kennedy.

The fire in Finisterre Avenue. PHOTO: Ronald Disney

The fire in Finisterre Avenue. PHOTO: Ronald Disney