Police rescue man from flat fire in Todmorden this morning


A MAN was rescued from a burning flat by police officers flagged down by is friends.

The fire broke out at the flat above a shop on Halifax Road in Todmorden at 3.10am today.

Two men got out, and asked police passing by to help get another man out.

The fire, thought to have started when cooking got out of control, damaged the kitchen and there was smoke damage to the rest of the flat.