East police district reported on the fire on Twitter Wednesday morning at 6 o’clock. According to the fire service, the residence is located in Porsnesbakken.
– It was the residents of the home who reported the fire at 5.50. They were two that came out. They said it was full lighthouse in the home, says operations manager Ronny Samuelsen to NTB.
The two were transported to hospitals with smoke injuries, while the police were working to alert residents of nearby buildings. These were asked to stay indoors and to be evacuated if the fire spread. The police do not know what caused the fire.
At 6.40 the police report that the fire service has control of the fire.