Fatal House Fire

Jamie Arrowsmith – Wednesday 25th May 2022 – 9am.

A woman has died and two other people have been taken to hospital following a house fire in Wolverhampton overnight.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called a property fire on Spring Road, Ettinghall at 2.26am and sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers, a MERIT trauma doctor and a HART paramedic to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews arrived at the scene to find a total of three patients.

“One of them, a woman, had to be rescued from the property by colleagues from the fire service. However, sadly it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A man was treated for serious injuries, including burn injuries, before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

“A second man was treated for the effects of smoke inhalation before being taken to New Cross Hospital for further assessment.”


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