Firefighters wearing breathing gear rescued three people from a blaze in a block of flats.

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters tackled were called to the eight-storey block in Bruckner Street, between Queen's Park and Maida Vale, at 7.53pm on Thursday, February 15. 

Seven people had left the building before crews arrived but three were rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.

One woman was treated at the scene by London Ambulance Service crews. 

Part of a three-roomed flat on the fourth floor was damaged. The incident was over for firefighters at 8.51pm.

Crews from North Kensington, Paddington and Kensington fire stations tackled the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.