90-year-old man rescued in auto part store fire in SW China

A 90-year-old man was rescued in an auto parts store fire in southwest China’s Yunnan Province.

The blaze broke out at the weekend at the store in Yanshan County, which is located on the first floor of a three-storey residential building.

Dozens of people were evacuated, and one 90-year-old man was said to be trapped in his bedroom on the third floor.

Firefighters then rushed upstairs and rescued the elderly man in five minutes.

He was found to be safe and sound. The fire was put out about an hour later.

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