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Woman escapes Armagh house fire by jumping from first-floor window

Published 30/03/2016

The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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.
Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/03/2016 The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/03/2016 The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/03/2016 The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/03/2016 The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/03/2016 The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/03/2016 The scene of a house at Navan Court in Armagh on Wednesday, after A woman in her 50s escaped a fire in her County Armagh home by jumping out of a first-floor window. 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. Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
The woman jumped from the first-floor window. Pic: NIFRS
The woman jumped from the first-floor window. Pic: NIFRS
The woman jumped from the first-floor window. Pic: NIFRS
The woman jumped from the first-floor window. Pic: NIFRS

A woman in her 50s has escaped from a fire in her Armagh home by jumping from the first-floor window.

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service received a call at 8.19pm to a report of a fire at a house in the Navan Court area on Tuesday night.

She was taken to a nearby hospital for smoke inhalation.

Three fire appliances were sent to the scene at a semi-detached two storey house.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, using hosereel jets and a short extension ladder dealt with the fire.

A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service finished at the scene at 9:28pm and the fire is being treated as accidental.”

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