A leaked report into the Grenfell fire criticises the London Fire Brigade for its response to the blaze.
It says fewer people would have died if the Brigade had not suffered "serious shortcomings."
A portion of the roof collapsed after catching fire, firefighters said on Twitter.
In order to prevent him from falling, the rescuers quickly fastened a security rope around his chest, while residents from the building held out quilt below.
A large fire at a French chemicals factory in the northern city of Rouen has been completely extinguished, local authorities said, adding that there were no reported deaths at this stage.
Fire, ambulance and police departments from across Europe have got involved.
Major blaze rips through block of flats in Worcester Park, southwest London
A massive fire stretching 25 km has been raging through the night between the central Portuguese boroughs of Vila de Rei and Mação.
Firefighters are battling an enormous fire that has engulfed an electricity power station in Mytishchi.
Three people died and one person is gravely injured after a building went up in flames in the early hours of Saturday morning in Paris' XIe arrondissement.
A young man was forced to escape from his room and seek safety on a cornice when a fire ripped through his building in Rome.
A young man was forced to escape from his room and seek safety on a cornice when a fire ripped through his building in Rome on Wednesday.
Trade unions demand that cancer be recognised as work related illness and calls on the European Union to maintain pressure on employers
France is in a hurry to rebuild the world-famous Notre-Dame cathedral. The young people of the Compagnons du Devoir, hope to be among the chosen ones for the prestigious task of restoring their centennial roof.
Firefighters who battled the Notre-Dame blaze were honoured at the Elysee Palace on Thursday (April 18).
A fire in a high-rise office building in Bangladesh's capital on Thursday killed 17 people and injured about 70 others, officials said.
A huge fire broke out in a 19-storey building in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka on Thursday, killing at least 19 people and wounding 73.
One of the victims is a "minor," authorities said.
At least 21 killed and many injured in blast
Firefighters in the Netherlands spent New Year’s Eve battling a beach bonfire burning out of control, threatening the seaside resort of Scheveningen.
Firefighters responding to a burning car in Florida on Christmas Eve made an important rescue before handling the blaze — one large, wrapped Christmas gift.
More people have been confirmed dead, and the number unaccounted for has soared, as firefighters struggle to contain some of the US state’s worst ever fires.
Firefighters are working around the clock to damp down smouldering land and buildings that threaten to reignite in Southern California.
A widespread fire raged in the Milan suburb of Quarto Oggiaro burning a rubbish dump.
A pair of deer in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, took shelter from bad weather in a building site, before becoming trapped in floodwater with no way to get out. Luckily, members of the Zoneton Fire Protection District were on hand to help.
A rare fire tornado snatched a Canadian firefighter's hose in British Columbia in August as the province experienced more than 500 wildfires across the region.
Hundreds of firefighters are battling what's been dubbed a "Holy Fire" in California that threatens to engulf the city of Lake Elsinore