House Fire in Yardley

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Friday 8th March 2013 – 4pm – Steve Parry.

A mother and two young children have been taken to hospital following a fire at a residential property in Yardley this afternoon. 

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to premises in Kathleen Road at approximately 2.30pm.

An ambulance, together with a paramedic officer and the Medical Response Incident Team (MERIT) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A woman in her thirties and her two young children were apparently rescued from a window by a neighbour as the emergency services attended the scene.    

“The woman and the two female children (3 years and 2 months of age) were treated for smoke inhalation and conveyed to Hartlands Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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