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4th Jul, 2022

Two rushed to hospital following fire in Warwick

TWO people were rushed to hospital – one in a critical condition – following a fire in Warwick last night (Wednesday May 4).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at around 6.35pm to reports of a fire in Friars Street.

Three ambulances, two paramedic officers, the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival crews found three patients.

“The first, a man, was assessed by ambulance staff and was in a critical condition. He received advanced life support from ambulance staff at the scene.

“He continued to receive treatment en route to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham via land ambulance.

“The second, a man, was assessed by ambulance staff at the scene. He had sustained serious injuries. He received treatment at the scene.

“He was conveyed to University Hospital Coventry via land ambulance for further treatment.”

“A third patient was assessed at the scene and declined treatment from ambulance staff and was discharged at the scene.”

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