AN 89-year-old woman was rescued from her burning bungalow by firefighters.

The woman was at her home in Highlands Road, Bowers Gifford when the blaze broke out in her bedroom.

Police arrived at the scene and told fire crews the woman waas still in the house.

Firefighters went in and found the woman, who had suffered smoke inhalation, and carried her to safety.

The fire broke out at 11am on Tuesday.