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One man has been treated by ambulance staff after a large fire

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Friday 25th March 2016 – 6.40am – Murray MacGregor.

One person has been injured after a large fire.

It happened in a building in Wood Lane, in the Erdington area of Birmingham.

An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Hazardous Area Response Team were sent to the scene after a large number of calls to West Midlands Fire Service at around 11.10pm on Thursday evening.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance staff assessed one man who firefighters had brought out of the building.

“He had lacerations to his left shoulder and right foot as well as relatively minor burns to his left hand and right forearm.

“After treatment at the scene, he was taken to Heartlands Hospital.”
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Ambo and Fire at Night

Author: officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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