Last updated: 09/07/2018, 6:20 PM

Tottenham - corridor fire

12/07/2017 17:15
House or flat fire

A man was rescued by firefighters after receiving fire survival guidance from the Brigade's 999 control officers during a fire at a block of flats in Northumberland Park in Tottenham.

The man stayed on the phone to our control officers until firefighters arrived at the scene and he was rescued via an internal staircase by crews wearing breathing apparatus.

Another four adults and three children were also rescued via an internal staircase by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and were assessed at the scene by London Ambulance Service crews.

Approximately 10 further people left the building before the arrival of the Brigade.

Part of the ground floor communal corridor was damaged by fire.

The Brigade was called at 1715 and the fire was under control at 1844. Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers from Edmonton, Walthamstow and Stoke Newington fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.