Hero passerby rescues child from first ground of Ibrox flat blaze

A witness of an inferno which tore by way of a residential bulding in Ibrox has hailed a heroic stranger for rescuing a baby that was thrown to security by a fearful mum on the primary ground.

Police, hearth and medical companies raced to the scene on Harley Avenue at round 4.15pm as a raging inferno tore throught the flat block.

One witness described the second they heard screams coming from the constructing.

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They instructed Glasgow Stay: “She was screaming on the prime of her voice and at that time I seemed out of the window.

“I noticed this man, who simply occurred to cross by, and she or he was shouting ‘are you able to catch my child?’ He ran over and put his arms out and she or he threw the newborn out the window and he caught it.

“It was unbelieveable. I ran downstairs and another person was pulled out as a result of these workmen managed to get a ladder as much as the window.

“The individual was screaming and panicking. The hearth service had been good they obtained there inside seconds.”

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One girl has been rushed to hospital following the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson mentioned: “We obtained a report of a hearth at a property on Harley Avenue, Glasgow, round 4.15pm on Friday, 6 January, 2023.

“Emergency companies attended and one girl has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth College Hospital for therapy.

“Officers are presently on the scene.”


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