Man taken to hospital after fire in top floor flat

A man suffered burns to his arms and hands after a fire broke out in flat in the middle of the night.

Friday, 26th June 2020, 7:46 am
Updated Friday, 26th June 2020, 7:48 am

Two fire engines from Hunslet, one from Leeds and one from Wakefield were called to Stratford Terrace in Beeston shortly before 2.30am.

The man had already escaped by the time firefighters had arrived.

They used six firefighters with breathing apparatus and a high-powered fan to clear smoke from the property.

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Stratford Terrace, Beeston (photo: Google).

The man was taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment for his injuries.


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