North Staffordshire Basics

Fire in Stoke

Saturday 19th May 2012

Three people have been treated by ambulance crews following a fire in Stoke this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to premises in High Street, Rookery at around 3.45am.

An ambulance, an incident support officer, paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and BASICS doctor attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Three people were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

“Ambulance crews were first on the scene at the fire. A male and female in their twenties managed to escape the premises. They were treated at the scene by ambulance crews.

“A female in her fifties was led to safety by ambulance crews and treated for smoke inhalation. The patient was conveyed to the University Hospital North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.”