Factory fire in Darlaston

Tuesday 4th February 2014 – 5pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

West Midlands Ambulance Service worked closely in connection with the Fire Service to secure the safety of all involved at a factory fire earlier this afternoon.

Responding to a call made at 2.35pm, the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART), three ambulance officers and an ambulance were dispatched to the scene at G&P Batteries LTD on Crescent Works Industrial Park, Darlaston.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews were called to a factory fire in Darlaston which is believed to have started when a battery caught fire.”

“One man, believed to be about 40-years-old, was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation but did not require hospital treatment.”

Ends

Notes to editors
I have no further details on this incident.

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