Man taken to hospital following fire in Willesden
- Credit: David Nathan
A man has been taken to hospital following a blaze in Brondesbury Park.
Around 40 firefighters were called to a ground floor flat in Knightleas Court at 9.43am this morning (April 19) and had flames under control by 10.23am.
Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus rescued a man from the flat, London Fire Brigade said.
He was suffering from smoke inhalation and taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.
Station Commander Richard Janssens said: "Firefighters worked incredibly quickly to rescue the man and stop the fire from spreading to surrounding properties.
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"A further six people were evacuated by fire crews all without injury."
Six fire engines from Willesden, West Hampstead, North Kensington, Park Royal and Paddington fire crews were at the scene.
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The cause of the fire is under investigation.