Tuesday 24th September 2013 – 9.45pm – Suzie Fothergill.
Two people have died following an incident in Staffordshire today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a fire in a residential property on Lichfield Road in Stone shortly after 6.20pm this evening.
A rapid response vehicle and a paramedic area support officer were dispatched to the scene. The fire service and the police were also in attendance.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived on scene to find firefighters carrying out CPR on two people who had been brought out of a smoke filled property.
“Ambulance crews immediately assessed the patients but sadly it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the man and the woman and they were confirmed deceased at the scene.”