Family Escape Wolverhampton House Fire

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Saturday 27th June 2015 – 6.30am – Steve Parry

A family escaped a house fire after jumping from an upstairs window in Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton yesterday evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to premises in Newhampton Road at approximately 8.10pm. (Friday)

Two ambulances, together with a paramedic support officer and a community paramedic attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A man in his thirties was treated for a fractured arm after he jumped to safety from a second floor window.

“A two-year old child was handed down from the upstairs window and caught by a bystander. A woman in her thirties also escaped the smoke filled premises suffering slight smoke inhalation.

“The family were treated at the scene by ambulance staff before being taken to New Cross Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

 

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