Man rescued from flat fire

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A MAN was rescued from a blaze in his flat on the top floor of a Sheffield tower block.

He was led to safety from his burning home by firefighters alerted to the incident on Callow Drive, Gleadless Valley, at 10.20pm on Tuesday.

They found the man trying to escape the flames which had engulfed his hallway and filled the rest of the rooms with smoke.

Firefighters said the householder was suffering from slight smoke inhalation but did not need hospital treatment.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.