Two people rescued from house fire in Daventry

Fire officers were called to the scene of a house fire in Daventry last night.

Thursday, 18th October 2018, 9:36 am
Updated Thursday, 18th October 2018, 10:40 am
The scene of the fire last night.

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service were called at 10pm yesterday (Wednesday, 17 October) and three appliances have attended.

A police spokeswoman said two people were rescued from the house and received medical treatment.

Local police officers tweeted that one of the people was a 63-year-old man who was alive thanks to the fast response of Daventry firefighters.

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"They quickly rescued the unconscious male saving his life and his property. Fantastic work by our local fire crew #heroes"

The cause of the fire is currently being investigated