Tower block fire in Coventry

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.”  

ENDS

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