Teenager injured in chip pan fire

Wednesday 12th February 2014 – 9.00am – Suzie Fothergill.

A teenager has been treated for burns following a chip pan fire in Staffordshire yesterday evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a private property on Wainwright Walk in Hanley at approximately 7.45pm last night.

An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle were dispatched to the scene. The fire service was also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene, two occupants from the property were out of the flat.

“A 17 year old boy was found to have sustained burns to his arms. Crews treated the teenager at the scene and dressed his injuries before conveying him to University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.”

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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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