Friday 28th November 2014 – 8.30am – Steve Parry.
West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm it attended a fire in an apartment above a shop in The Horsefair, Kidderminster at just after 9.50pm (Thursday).
Three ambulances together with two paramedic officers, the MERIT team and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) attended the scene.
Robert Marsh, Area Manager for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: “A woman and a boy, believed to be mother and child, were treated at the scene before being transferred to hospital.
“The woman was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the boy taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Their condition is described as critical.”
Two others patients were treated for the effects of smoke inhalation and taken to Worcester Hospital. Their condition is not described as serious
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