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Man rescued from blazing flat in Willesden

PUBLISHED: 10:32 13 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:51 13 November 2017

Firefighters tackled a blaze in Ilford. Picture: London Fire Brigade

Firefighters tackled a blaze in Ilford. Picture: London Fire Brigade

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A man has been rescued by firefighters from a blazing flat in Willesden.

Four fire engines and 20 crew were called to the block of flats in Harlesden Road at 9.20am this morning.

Part of a five-room property on the sixth floor was alight, said the London Fire Bridge.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the property and rescued a man who has since been taken to a north London hospital.

Fire crews from Willesden, Park Royal, Wembley and North Kensington fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. This article will be updated as information comes through

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