Man dies in Hornsey Rise Gardens fire

PUBLISHED: 14:09 07 February 2018

A man died in a flat fire in Hornsey Rise Gardens yesterday morning. Picture: Google Street View

A man died in a flat fire in Hornsey Rise Gardens yesterday morning. Picture: Google Street View


A man has died in Hornsey Rise Gardens after a flat fire.

Two fire crews and 14 firefighters from Holloway and Hornsey stations were called to the blaze at 5.30am yesterday.

London Fire Brigade said the ground floor flat was “badly damaged”.

A woman was also rescued from a first floor flat. She was suffering from smoke inhalation and was taken to hospital.

The fire was brought under control by 6.30am, and the cause is being investigated by the brigade.

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