Man in intensive care after Jersey flat fire

30 people had to evacuate their homes after fire broke out in a block of flats on St Saviour's Road. A man who was rescued is now in an improved and stable condition in hospital.

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Jersey's fire service 'stretched to their limit'

A man was rescued unconscious from a fire in St Helier in the early hours of this morning, which led to 30 people being evacuated from their homes.

He's now receiving treatment in hospital.

And the service also dealt with a chimney fire, in what was a busy evening for them:

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Homes evacuated after flat fire

Picture courtesy of Jersey Fire & Rescue

30 people had to evacuate their homes last night after fire broke out in a block of flats on St Saviou'rs Road around 12:30 this morning.

Fire crews found one person unconscious in the building, they are now receiving hospital treatment.

It is thought the fire started from cooking being left unattended.

The alarm was raised after residents of surrounding flats heard a smoke detector sounding.

It was a busy night for the Fire Service, there was also a call out to a chimney fire at Beaumont.

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