Man rescued from Wembley house fire

Cause of the blaze is under investigation

A 56-year-old man has been rescued from a fire which ripped through a Wembley home this morning.

Fire crews were called to a property in Linden Avenue at around 07:54 this morning.

Three fire engines and 15 fire-fighters attended the scene, who had the fire under control by 09-15am.

The house suffered damage to the roof and second floor as a result of the fire.

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The man, who was provided with breathing apparatus, was suffering with smoke inhalation and had minor burns to his hands.

He was led to safety by London Ambulance crews and taken to Northwick Park Hospital.

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The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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