Saturday 13th December 2014 – 9.30am – Claire Brown.
An elderly couple have been rescued from their smoke-filled house by fire fighters and paramedics in Stafford this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a house fire in Park Crescent in Stafford at 7.50am (Saturday). Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a community paramedic attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff and fire fighters arrived they found the property filled with smoke. The fire service and paramedics entered the property to rescue the two occupants inside, an elderly man and woman.
“The couple were carried out of the property before being assessed by ambulance staff. Both had suffered smoke inhalation but were conscious and breathing. The couple were taken to County Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”