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Gardai bravely rescue man trapped in blazing house

Gardai bravely rescue man trapped in blazing house

Gardai rescued a man trapped in a house fire in the early hours of Friday morning.

The incident occurred at 2:45am at a house in Upper Bree, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan.

Two gardai from Castleblayney Garda Station attended the scene to found a man in his 40s trapped in an upper room.

They used a nearby ladder to rescue the man before he was treated at the scene by ambulance.

He was not taken to hospital.