TWO people have been taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a chip pan caught fire.
Fire crews from Whitburn and Bathgate were called to the blaze in a ground-floor flat in Loch Maree Way, in Whitburn, West Lothian, at 4.22am today.
A man and a woman suffered smoke inhalation and were taken to hospital for treatment.
A fire and rescue service spokeswoman said: “The chip pan had caught fire after the family had gone to bed. Two people were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.”
Their condition is not thought to be serious.
Firefighters left the scene just after 5am this morning.