Man dies in Wood Green blaze

By Clare Casey in Local People

A MAN died in a fire at a flat in Wood Green in the early hours of this morning.

The victim was rescued from the burning ground floor flat in Finsbury Road but was sadly confirmed dead by fire fighters.

The alarm was raised at 01:48am and 14 fire fighters and two appliances battled for almost an hour and a half to bring the blaze under control.

A spokeswoman for the fire brigade said:

“Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus removed a man from a ground floor flat but he was sadly confirmed dead by London Ambulance Service crews.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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