Flat Fire


Sunday 22nd September 2013 – 10.30am – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has been taken to hospital following a flat fire in Birmingham today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Park Lane in Aston shortly after 1.40am this morning.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) were dispatched to the scene. The fire service were also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Approximately 30 people were evacuated from the building.

“One man was rescued from the flat and was treated for burns to his back and limbs before being conveyed to the specialist burns unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.

“A woman, who had sustained a minor injury during the evacuation was assessed and discharged at the scene.”


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