Man rescued from house blaze

Scene of the fire at Scotch Street.
Scene of the fire at Scotch Street.

A man was rescued from a house fire in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).

Police from Portadown and Lurgan attended the scene of the fire at 2.30am at Scotch Street outside Portadown with colleagues from Fire Service and Ambulance Service.

One male was rescued by Fire Service and taken to Craigavon Area Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.