Woman treated after being rescued from fire

Saturday 26th December 2015 – 9.30am – John Hawker.


A woman has been treated by medics for the effects of serious smoke inhalation after being rescued from a fire last night.

The fire occurred in a flat in Coltham Road, Willenhall at around 8.15pm.  An ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a woman that had been rescued from the burning flat by the fire service.

“The woman, believed to be in her early 40’s, received emergency treatment from medics for the serious effects of smoke inhalation.

“Following treatment and the patient’s condition being stabilised, she was transferred by ambulance to New Cross Hospital for further emergency treatment.

“The woman was extremely fortunate to be rescued when she was as this incident could have easily turned out to be a fatal one.”



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