Woman in her 50s jumps from window of burning house

Fire brigade
Fire brigade

A woman in her 50s was forced to jump out of a first-floor window, after a fire broke out in her Armagh home.

It is understood the blaze started at a semi-detached house in Navan Court in Armagh after 8pm on Tuesday.

About 20 firefighters went to the house and found the woman had jumped from an upstairs window.

The fire was extinguished by the crew and the woman was taken to hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation.