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.”