Man and boy saved from fire

A MAN and a three-year-old boy had to be rescued after a fire broke out in their home while they were asleep.

Firefighters were called to Ferry Road Avenue at 9:40pm last night and rescued the 41-year-old man and the boy.

Firefighters with breathing apparatus rescued the occupants. They were treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation, though it is not clear whether they suffered any further injuries.