Man hurt in Sunderland fire after TV catches fire

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A MAN was taken to hospital suffering from minor burns to his hands after a fire in Sunderland early today.

The man, his wife and son were woken by a smoke alarm around 1.30am.

A firecrew from North Moor station attended the house in Morval Close, Moorside, and the fire was traced to an electrical fault in a portable TV which had been left on standby overnight.