Woman dies in flat fire

Jordan Eggington – Wednesday 6th April 2022 – 4:30pm.

A woman has sadly died after a flat fire at in Stoke-on-Trent.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call from the fire service at 11:16am to the fire in Trentham Road in the Longton area. Two ambulances, two paramedic officers and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived at the scene to find the fire at a low-rise flat in Tollgate Court with fire colleagues working to safely evacuate residents.

“Sadly, nothing could be done to save one woman inside the property, and she was confirmed deceased on scene.

“Crews assessed several patients who’d been evacuated from the building, and they were all discharged on scene.”

ENDS

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