10.11.16 Croydon house fire, Man dramatically rescued from roof after house fire in Croydon

23-11-2016

Fire fighters rescued man from a roof following a house fire on Strathmore Road in Croydon.

The fire affected a two storey town house and left part of a flat roof damaged.  Crews used a ladder to bring the man to safety and thankfully he was uninjured.

Four fire engines and 20 fire fighters from Croydon, Norbury and Woodside fire stations attended the incident along with an aerial ladder platform.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Story collated by Liz Turnbull.

Resources used:

http://www.london-fire.gov.uk

Registered Office:  Southwold House, 66 Botley Road, Park Gate, Southampton, United Kingdom

Company number: 07810000