Thursday 5th November 2015 – 3.15pm – John Hawker.
A man has died following a house fire in Stoke on Trent this morning.
The incident occurred in a residential property in Louise Street, Burslam at around 8.10am. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a BASICS Doctor attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find an elderly man that had been rescued from the property by the fire service who were carrying out CPR.
“Medics took over resuscitation attempts and carried out extensive advanced life support.
“Unfortunately, despite everyone’s best efforts, nothing could be done to save the man and sadly he was confirmed dead at the scene.”
We have no further details on this incident.