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Police rescue man, 65, from house blaze 

Police officers rescued a 65-year-old man from a burning house in La Victoria in the north of Tenerife.

He suffered severe burns and was rushed to the University Hospital of the Canary Islands.

The fire happened in a property in calle Fuente del Tanque just before 9pm.

The Canary Emergency Service attended, together with Tenerife firefighters, the Civil Guard and local police.

The police services managed to rescue the man from the interior of the house and firefighters put out the fire which reportedly affected the entire house. However, no-one else was injured.