Claire Brown – Friday 12th February 2021 – 9.55am.
A total of seven patients were assessed by ambulance staff following a flat fire in a tower block in the early hours of this morning in Coventry.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call from the fire service at 7.05am today (Friday) reporting a serious fire on the 14th floor of Nauls Mill House, Middleborough Road, Coventry. The Trust immediately despatched an ambulance, two paramedic officers, Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) paramedics and a critical care car from the Air Ambulance Service with a doctor and paramedic on board to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find the fire service actively fighting the fire on the 14th floor. A total of seven patients, from upper floors of the tower block, made their way safely down to reception where the team of ambulance staff had set up a casualty clearing area to assess everyone. Six patients were unharmed, and one patient was found with minor injuries and received treatment on scene. All seven patients were discharged from care.”