Man dies in house fire

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Sunday 8th November 2015 – 9.00pm – Claire Brown.

One man has died and another has been treated for smoke inhalation following a house fire in Shrewsbury this evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 5.45pm to Westbury Road. A paramedic area support officer and an ambulance attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The fire service entered the house and extinguished the fire, finding a man inside. Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and ambulance staff confirmed him dead on scene.

“A second man, who went into the property after discovering the fire, suffered mild smoke inhalation and was given oxygen therapy by staff before being taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.”


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