Man rescued from Harold Hill house fire rushed to hospital

16:32 07 March 2016

Two families were forced into emergency accommodation after a suspected arson in Barking yesterday

Two families were forced into emergency accommodation after a suspected arson in Barking yesterday


The fire brigade rescued a man from a house fire in Harold Hill before he was rushed to hospital.

Three fire engines and 14 firefighters from Harold Hill, Romford and Ilford fire stations wearing breathing apparatus rescued a man from his home’s hallway.

The fire brigade was called at 7.28pm on Saturday at an address in Newbury Close and the fire was under control just after 8pm.

The man was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service.

The left part of the two storey terraced property was damaged.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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