Man dies in Bilston fire

Claire Brown – Monday 1st February 2021 – 9.00am.

A man has sadly died, and a woman has been injured in a house fire in Wolverhampton in the early hours of today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call from the fire service reporting a property fire in Dawson Avenue, Bilston at 3.17am (Monday). Two ambulances and two paramedic officers were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a woman out of the property being cared for by fire colleagues. Upon assessment the woman was found with potentially serious injuries and was given treatment on scene before being taken to New Cross Hospital.

“Fire colleagues found a second patient, a man, inside the property. Sadly, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased on scene by ambulance staff.”

ENDS

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