Woman and child in hospital with life-threatening injuries after Honeybourne house fire - The Evesham Observer

Woman and child in hospital with life-threatening injuries after Honeybourne house fire

Evesham Editorial 31st May, 2023 Updated: 31st May, 2023   0

A WOMAN and child are in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a house fire in Dudley Road in Honeybourne

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called by the fire service to a fire at a private property at 12.18pm on Tuesday (May 30)

Firefighters also rescued a second woman and boy from a first floor bedroom and three dogs alongside the two casualties.

Three ambulances, one paramedic officer, the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART), the Midland Air Ambulance from Stensham, the Midland Air Ambulance from Cosford and a BASICS emergency doctor attended the scene.

On arrival, West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) crews found the woman and child who had been rescued by firefighters.




“They were assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained life-threatening injuries. Ambulance staff administered advanced life support to them at the scene,” a WMAS spokeswoman said.

“The woman was conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham by land ambulance for further treatment.


“The child was conveyed to Birmingham Childrens Hospital by air ambulance for further treatment.”

Crews from Evesham, Broadway and Pershore Fire Stations attended the blaze at the semi-detached, two-storey house which affected both the ground and first floor

An investigation into the incident is ongoing

 

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