Monday 6th March 2017 – 4.30pm – Murray MacGregor.
Five people have been assessed by ambulance staff after a flat fire.
The incident in Redway Court, Mount View, Sutton Coldfield happened at just after 1.30pm on Monday afternoon.
An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Hazardous Area Response Team were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Firefighters used a ladder to rescue two adult women and two young children from a third floor flat.
“Thankfully, none of those rescued were suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation and they were all discharged at the scene.
“Ambulance staff carried out assessments on a 29 year old woman, a 17 month old boy and a 3 month old girl. A second adult woman declined an assessment.
“An 82 year old woman and a 49 year old man who were in the same block were also assessed by ambulance staff; both were discharged after check-ups on their breathing.”