Fatal flat fire in Walsall

Jamie Arrowsmith – Monday 20th November 2023 – 9.55am.

A man has died following a flat fire in Walsall this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Wednesbury Road at 4.18am and sent one ambulance and a paramedic officer to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff discovered two patients.

“One of whom, a man, it sadly quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The second patient, a woman, was assessed for the effects of smoke inhalation before being discharged at the scene.”


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