Firefighters were called to a flat fire in Townend Close, Haverhill at 1.24pm on Tuesday (March 25).
One appliance from Haverhill, one appliance from Clare and one appliance from Linton in Cambridgeshire were all in attendance.
On arrival they found a flat on fire with one person inside. The crews used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to fight the fire, rescuing one person who was passed into the care of the ambulance service.
The incident was under control by 1.37pm.