Leeds firefighters rescue man from smoke-filled house in Whinmoor

Firefighters rescued a man from a house in Leeds after a fire broke out this afternoon.

Thursday, 18th January 2018, 4:26 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th January 2018, 4:30 pm
Firefighters were called to Naburn Fold in Whinmoor, Leeds. Picture: Google

Crews from Killingbeck and Moortown were sent to Naburn Fold in Whinmoor shortly before 3pm today.

They used four sets of breathing apparatus and a hose reel while putting out the fire.

A West Yorkshire Fire Service spokesman said firefighters had rescued one 'male casualty' from inside the property.

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He said an ambulance was also requested for two more people suffering from smoke inhalation.

A fire investigation officer is now looking into the cause of the fire.