Woman injured in house fire

Thursday 14th March 2013 – 9.30am – Claire Thomas.

A woman has been taken to hospital after being rescued from a house fire in Dudley this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Edenbridge View, Lower Gornal, shortly after 2.30am (Thursday). An ambulance crew, a responder paramedic and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

 A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When crews arrived they found a woman in her 50s who had been rescued from a house fire by the fire service.

 “The woman was suffering from the effects of inhaling smoke. She was given oxygen therapy and further treatment by crews at the scene before being taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Russells Hall Hospital.”

 Ends

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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