Fire in Stafford

Wednesday 2nd March 2016 – 11.35am – John Hawker.

Ambulance Vehicles

West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm it was called to a large fire at Astonfields Industrial Estate, Stafford just after 8.45am this morning.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, the Trusts Hazardous Area Response Team and a Paramedic Officer have attended the scene, along with colleagues from the Fire Service and the Police.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “One man has been treated at the scene for minor burns to his hands.  Following treatment from medics the man was discharged and did not require hospital treatment.

“Medics from the Trusts Hazardous Area Response Team will remain on scene to support the fire service whilst they continue to fight the large fire.”

“Due to the large amount of smoke, local residents are advised to keep windows closed.”

Ends

We have no further details on this incident.

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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