Man Rescued From Fire in Flat in Putney

Seventy firefighters attend blaze on Montserrat Road

Fire engines at the scene on Montserrat Road. Picture: London Fire Brigade

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus rescued a man from a flat in Putney that caught fire this Monday morning (7 December).

They entered the second floor flat via an internal staircase of the building on Montserrat Road.

The man suffered from the effects of smoke inhalation and was taken to hospital.

The whole of the flat and part of the roof was damaged by fire which took hold at around 10.20am.

A plume of smoke was visible across the Putney area during the blaze.

Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters from Wandsworth, Fulham, Chelsea, Hammersmith, Clapham, Battersea, Richmond and West Norwood fire stations were at the scene.

Plume of smoke visible across Putney. Picture: Putney Photographer

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

December 8, 2020