A MAN was taken to hospital after a fire in the front room of a house in Murton this morning.
He and a woman were treated at the scene of the fire in West Ellen Street for the effect of smoke inhalation, but he required further treatment.
No-one else was involved.
A Staffordshire Bull Terrier was rescued from the back room of the house after the fire broke out shortly after 10am.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.