Thursday 30th May 2013 – 3.30pm – Suzie Fothergill.
Two men have been taken to hospital following an incident in Sutton Coldfield today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a fire in a residential property off College Road in New Oscott shortly before 11.10am this morning.
Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the West Midlands CARE Team were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived on scene to find two men outside of the property.
“One of the men was treated for severe smoke inhalation. Emergency medical treatment was provided to the man and he was conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and specialist treatment. The hospital was alerted to the arrival of the man and of his serious condition.
“The second man was also treated at the scene for smoke inhalation before being conveyed to the same hospital for further treatment.”