'Potentially serious injuries' after man jumps from burning home - The Solihull Observer

'Potentially serious injuries' after man jumps from burning home

Solihull Editorial 13th May, 2021   0

A man received trauma care by ambulance staff before being taken to hospital following a property fire in Hall Green this morning, Thursday, May 13.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called by the fire service at 8.03am to reports of a fire at a property in Stratford Road.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer, Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) paramedics and a critical care paramedic attended the scene.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said: “On arrival crews found a man who had reportedly jumped from the 1st floor window of the property to escape the fire.

“He was found to have sustained potentially serious injuries from the fall.

“He received trauma care from the team of ambulance staff before being taken by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“A second person at the scene was uninjured.

“Ambulance staff remained on scene whilst fire colleagues searched the premises and extinguished the fire.”

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