Around 20 firefighters are tackling a blaze which broke out at a block of flats in Willesden .

Four fire engines from the London Fire Brigade were at the scene in Harlesden Road on Monday morning.

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Two people assessed by paramedics are fire

London Ambulance Service (LAS) confirmed they were called at 9.20am today to Harlesden Road, to reports of a fire.

An LAS spokesperson said:

“We sent our Hazardous Area Response Team, an Advanced Paramedic and two ambulance crews to the scene.


“We assessed two people at the scene and took one patient to hospital as a priority.”

To recap:

Firefighters rescued a man from a burning property at a block of flats in Willesden.

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Man hospitalised after fire in Willesden flat

Fire crews earlier rescued a man from the burning flat.

An LFB spokesperson said:

“He was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation before being taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.”

Firefighters confirm the blaze is now under control

Firefighters rescued a man from the burning property

Firefighters have rescued a man from the burning flat in Willesden.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) confirmed that part of a five-roomed flat on the sixth floor is alight.

The blaze had broken out at a block of flats in Harlesden Road, Willesden.

A spokesperson for LFB said:

“Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers have been called to a fire.


“Crews wearing breathing apparatus have rescued one man.


“The Brigade was called at 9.21am.


“Fire crews from Willesden, Park Royal, Wembley and North Kensington fire stations are at the scene.


“The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.”

Fire in Willesden

Firefighters are currently tackling a fire in a block of flats in Willesden.

There are around 20 firefighters and four fire engines at the scene in Harlesden Road.

We’ll be bringing you all the latest updates as we get them.