Firefighters rescue man from blaze in block of Portsmouth flats

Cladding is removed from Horatia House Picture: Sarah Standing (170831-9636)

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FIREFIGHTERS rescued a man from a burning block of flats this morning.

Five fire crews from Southsea and Cosham were called to Windsor House, in Canal Walk, Landport, at 8.45am today to reports of a fire in the lounge of a flat.

A total of 26 firefighters worked to put the fire out.

One man was rescued from the flat and taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham with suspected smoke inhalation.

None of his neighbours were evacuated because the fire was small.

The fire was out by 9.42am.

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