Fire at fireworks factory in Stafford – Update 2

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Thursday 30th October 2014 – 8.20pm – Suzie Wheaton.

Following on from the early update West Midlands Ambulance Service can now clarify that four patients have been treated following an incident at a fireworks factory on Tilcon Avenue.

One man was treated for serious burn injuries before being taken to University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

A second man was treated for smoke inhalation and a back injury and was conveyed to the same hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Two women were treated for smoke inhalation and were discharged at the scene.

A number of ambulance resources remain on scene.

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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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