Bordsley Green Fire

A family of seven has been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire

Friday 16th June 2017 – 10.50am – Murray MacGregor.

A family of seven have been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at their house.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the property in Keeley Street in the Bordesley Green area of Birmingham at about 7.50am this morning.

Three ambulances and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, all seven family members were outside the property.  The building itself had been badly affected by the fire.

“The 53-year-old father was worst affected after getting his family out of the property.  He was treated for smoke inhalation as was his 34-year-old wife.  There were five children, girls of 15, 8 and about 5 years as well as a baby boy and a toddler boy; they too were treated for the effects of smoke inhalation.

“All seven were taken by ambulance to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment.”

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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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