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Man rescued after flat fire in Swansea

The fire broke out just before 1am. Credit: Claire Wookey

An elderly man has been taken to hospital with the effects smoke inhalation after a fire at a 6 storey block of flats in Swansea.

Around thirty firefighters were called to Brynfield Court, Langland just before 1am.

Credit: Claire Wookey

Firefighters rescued him from the balcony of the flat by crossing from the neighbouring property.

The rescue operation lasted around two hours. There are no other casualties reported.

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