Four people sustain burn injuries at Birmingham garage

Ambulance 7

Monday 2nd March 2015 – 1.15pm – Suzie Wheaton.

Four people have been treated for burn injuries at a garage in Birmingham today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to a fuel station on Spring Hill in Ladywood at 11.10am this morning.

Three ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic area support officer were dispatched to the scene. The Fire Service and the Police were also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived on scene to find four people who had sustained burns following a heater fire within the shop area or the garage.

“One man was treated for burns to his hands and face. The man was treated by ambulance crews and his burns were dressed at the scene before he was conveyed to a specialist unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

“A woman was treated for superficial burns to her arm and conveyed to City Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“Two further men were treated for superficial facial burns and conveyed together within the third ambulance to City Hospital.”

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