Fire closes London Road, Worcester. Reports that window cleaner rescued residents (From Ledbury Reporter)
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Fire closes London Road, Worcester. Reports that window cleaner rescued residents
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- ONE person was rescued from a fire in a house in Sebright Avenue this morning.
- Fire chief praised the actions of his crews and members of the public.
- London Road and Sebright Avenue were closed for more than an hour while the blaze was tackled.
- Three people were taken to hospital but no one was injured in the fire.
MEMBERS of the public and fire crews were praised by Watch Commander Adrian Farmer for their effort at the fire in Sebright Avenue today.
The fire began shortly after 9am this morning and fire crews arrived tackling a well established blaze.
One man was rescued from an upstairs room by members of the public who managed to get a ladder to him.
Although no one was injured in the fire, three people were taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhallation.
London Road and Sebright Avenue were closed while fire fighters tackled the fire.
The fire has now been fully extinguished.
For the full story see tomorrow's Worcester News.
The fire in Seabright Avenue is now out, with no one injured and everyone accounted for.— @HWFire 01 March 2013
Sebright Avenue expected to be closed for another hour following house fire #worcester— @1_sare 01 March 2013
Sebright Avenue remains closed following fire at home #worcester— @1_sare 01 March 2013
London Road now open in both directions #worcester— @1_sare 01 March 2013
Current scene at Sebright Avenue where a fire has gutted a home #worcester http://t.co/aH0cCKtoa0— @1_sare 01 March 2013
There was another serious fire near this spot in September of last year.
The Seacrest Fish Bar caught fire and London Road was again closed.
No one was hurt, but two pets were rescued from the flat above the chip shop.
Click here for full details.
Fire damaged house on Sebright Avenue #worcester http://t.co/6ry9ZcylHQ— @1_sare 01 March 2013
London Road reopened to traffic heading out of Worcester centre— @1_sare 01 March 2013
House in Sebright Avenue being dampened down by fire service #worcester— @1_sare 01 March 2013
Reports of Residents at Sebright home rescued by window cleaners #worcester— @1_sare 01 March 2013
Reports of 4 people being in the house when fire started #worcester— @1_sare 01 March 2013
People living in the house not sure how the fire began— @1_sare 01 March 2013
Here's another from the scene http://t.co/0ngDqrC7Gr— @JabbaRiaz 01 March 2013
Photo of Window cleaner who rescued man from top floor http://t.co/r79D0kvhrj— @JabbaRiaz 01 March 2013
@tomedwardsWN @BBCHandW London road closed at seabright ave junction both ways due to fire , 2 people rescued 1 by window cleaner— @JabbaRiaz 01 March 2013
Man being taken by ambulance service from outside house in Sebright Avenue #worcester— @1_sare 01 March 2013
House on Sebright Avenue being searched by fire services #worcester http://t.co/MGq19rtV9U— @1_sare 01 March 2013
Scene of the fire that has closed London Road, Worcester.