Tragic incident sees woman suffers fatal injuries in house fire


Wednesday 23nd March 2016 – 9.35am – Murray MacGregor.

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A woman has died after a house fire.

The tragic incident happened in Birchdale Road in the Erdington area of Birmingham early this morning (Wednesday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called by West Midlands Fire Service at around 5.20am.  Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the MERIT Trauma doctor were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Firefighters had brought a woman out of the property and started CPR.

“The first ambulance crew, that arrived within five minutes of the call, took over and started advanced life support.

“Sadly despite all efforts, it was not possible to save her and she was confirmed dead by the MERIT doctor at the scene.”


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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