Eight to hospital following house fire

Thursday 8th March 2018 – 11.10am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A family of eight have been treated at the scene of a house fire and taken to hospital this morning, but fortunately they all appear to have escaped serious injury.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Madison Street in Tunstall at 7.05am this morning and sent three ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two patients already out of the property with a further six being assisted out by the fire service.

“Ambulance staff assessed four women, two men and a boy and a girl who had all suffered smoke inhalation.

“Following treatment at the scene, they were all transported to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further assessment.”

Ends

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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