Jordan Eggington – Tuesday 20th April 2021 – 8:50am.
Sadly, nothing could be done to save a man involved in a house fire in the Black Country overnight.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called by the fire service at 8:48pm to a property in Park Road, Smethwick. Due to the nature of the call, the Hazardous Area Response Team was dispatched, along with one ambulance and a paramedic officer.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived at the scene to find a serious fire at the property, with one patient involved.
“Unfortunately, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased on scene.”