A man had to be rescued after a flat caught fire.

London Fire Brigade were called to Brentfield Gardens in Cricklewood at 9.13pm on February 14 to reports of a fire.

Firefighters rescued a man via a ladder from the flat, who was suffering from smoke inhalation.

He was treated by London Ambulance Service.

Two fire engines and 10 firefighters were required to get the fire under control, which they were able to do by 9.53pm.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.