An elderly couple were saved from a severe house fire.

London Fire Brigade were called to Bedford Avenue, High Barnet on October 8 at 7.30am to a house fire, which they believe to have been accidental.

Four fire engines and 20 firefighters were called to the scene from Barnet, Southgate and Finchley stations and the fire was under control by just before 10am.

The elderly man and woman were treated by London Ambulance Service after being lead out from the ground floor, and the whole first floor and roof were damaged in the blaze.