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Fire at Shirley flat

FIRE crews rescued a pensioner after a blaze broke out at a third floor flat in Shirley last Friday (April 6).

FIRE crews rescued a pensioner after a blaze broke out at a third floor flat in Shirley last Friday (April 6).

Crews wearing breathing gear saved the elderly man from the flames at his Harwood Grove home.

He was given oxygen therapy at the scene and treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

 

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