Woman saved from house fire in Acton

Firefighters rescued a woman from a house fire on Monday, (8 November).

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a terraced house on Myrtle Road in Acton where part of the ground floor and first floor had been damaged.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus rescued a woman who was later taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service. A man was also taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.

London Fire Brigade say they were called at 10.37am and had the fire under control within an hour. Fire crews from Acton, Chiswick and Hammersmith fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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