Update: man in stable but critical condition following Barkingside fire

Police cordon off Princes Road

Police cordon off Princes Road - Credit: Archant

A 53- year- old man is in a stable but critical condition after he was pulled from a burning flat in Barkingside.

He was taken to Royal London hospital in Whitechapel by the London Air Ambulance.

A Redbridge police spokesman said that early signs indicated the fire was caused by an electrical fault.

The Princes Road property has been cordoned off by police.

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