Video: Man rescued after house catches fire in Driffield

A Driffield man was rescued by passers-by after his house went up in flames.

The house on Bridge Street caught fire earlier today (Thursday November 14).

Fire in Driffield

Fire in Driffield

Shane Brown, 28 from Bridlington and Justin Meiklejohn, 42 of Bridge Street Driffield heard cries for help coming from the back garden of the property.

Mr Meiklejohn said: “People were saying there was smoke coming from the house, and we went down to see if there was anybody in there.

“We heard him shouting ‘help, help’ and I kicked down the side door to get him out.”

Full report in next week’s Times & Post