Police officers in fire rescue

Two police officers have rescued two men and a two-year-old boy from a burning flat in Croydon.

DS Mick Woollard and DC Neal Pryce, both from the Metropolitan Police's Road Death Investigation Unit at Catford, were on South Norwood High Street at 11am, when they spotted the fire in a flat above a shop.

The officers broke down the door of the flat and helped to get the three people inside to safety. One of the men and the child were treated in hospital for the effects of inhaling smoke. Neither were serioulsy hurt.

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Cops rescue toddler from fire

Two police officers have saved the lives of three people - including a two-year-old boy - after rescuing them from a burning building in South Norwood.