Fire crews rushed to a building fire this morning where four people were trapped in the property.

At 6:04am on Monday, August 21, the Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a fire on London Road in Slough.

Two Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Slough Fire Station and a crew from Langley Fire Station was sent to the scene, alongside an Officer.

A stretch of road between Crown Meadow and Colnbrook High Street was closed while fire crews worked to put out the blaze.

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A spokesperson from Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Upon arrival, crews discovered a fire in a ground floor kitchen.

"Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets and a safety jet to extinguish the fire.

"Crews also rescued four people from the first floor of the property using a ladder before placing them in the care of South Central Ambulance Service.

"After the fire was out, firefighters used a fan to ventilate smoke from the property.

"Crews were on the scene for approximately two hours and 30 minutes."