Man rescued from Bath flat by crews

Armes Court, Widcombe, Bath

Fire engineA man was rescued by firefighters after a fire at his flat in the Widcombe area of Bath.

On arrival at the incident crews had to force entry to the second floor flat. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus searched the property and found a man, who was conscious and breathing. He was taken to safety and checked over by ambulance crews, but did not go to hospital.

Crews dealt with fire using a high pressure hose reel.

It’s thought the fire started accidentally.