House fire in Birmingham

Jordan Eggington – Wednesday 27th January 2021 – 8.50am.

Two people have been treated for potentially serious injuries after a house fire in Birmingham overnight.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called by the fire service at 11:12pm on Tuesday to a serious fire at a property in Regent Road, Handsworth. Three ambulances, three paramedic officers, the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and the MERIT trauma car with a doctor and critical care paramedic onboard attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When crews arrived, they were presented with two patients who had been inside the building at the time of the fire, a man and woman.

“Although unharmed from the fire itself, the patients had both suffered potentially serious injuries from escaping the building.

“They were treated at the scene for their injuries before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in separate ambulances for further treatment.”

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Man fatally injured in house fire

Jamie Arrowsmith – Tuesday 26th January 2021 – 8.25am.

A man has died following a house fire yesterday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a property on Chase Road in Bloxwich at 5.57pm and sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers and the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived at the scene to discover one patient, a man, who had been rescued from the house by the fire service.

“Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

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Multiple casualties in Birmingham RTC

Jordan Eggington – Friday 22nd January 2021 – 9.00am.

West Midlands Ambulance Service attended a two car RTC in Birmingham last night which sadly saw one man die and two others seriously injured.

The service was called by police at 9:01pm on Thursday to the junction of Church Road and Lichfield Road in Aston. Three ambulances, two paramedic officers and the MERIT trauma team attended the scene.”

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a serious RTC, with one of those involved in a critical condition receiving bystander CPR. Crews took over his treatment and administered advanced trauma care but sadly, despite the best efforts, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“Two other men involved in the collision had serious injuries and received trauma care on scene before being conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in separate ambulances on blue lights and sirens for further treatment.”

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Fatal house fire

Jamie Arrowsmith – Friday 15th December 2020 – 11am

A man has sadly died following a house fire last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a property on The Goss in Brierley Hill at 10.17pm. One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival at the scene, ambulance staff were told by colleagues from the fire service that there was one patient inside the property.

“Unfortunately, once with the patient, a man, it quickly became evident that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

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