An investigation is currently underway following a fire at a block of flats in Stoke-on-Trent.
Fire crews from Hanley were called by police shortly after 5am on Saturday (16 January) to reports of a fire in a flat at Ruxley Court on Ruxley Road.
Police had evacuated residents as a precaution.
Fire fighters rescued a 20-year-old woman from the window of a flat.
She was taken to hospital as a precaution.
Another woman, aged 42, was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.
The fire was later extinguished and residents safely returned to their homes shortly before 7am.