Children rushed to hospital after blaze breaks out in Rugby home - The Rugby Observer

Children rushed to hospital after blaze breaks out in Rugby home

Rugby Editorial 15th Nov, 2018 Updated: 15th Nov, 2018   0

A CHILD suffered critical burns after a house in Rugby caught fire in the early hours of this morning (Thursday November 15).

A total of four people – three of them children – were injured in the blaze, which broke out at a house in Wentworth Road just before 3am.

Four ambulances and two paramedic officers arrived five minutes after the 999 call to find the house had already suffered ‘significant fire damage’.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “One child had suffered very serious injuries. The ambulance crew rendezvoused with the MERIT trauma doctor at junction 2 of the M6. After further assessment and treatment, the doctor travelled with the crew to Birmingham Children’s Hospital with the boy.

“Two further children, a boy and a girl, were treated at the scene before being taken to the same hospital on blue lights – their injuries were less serious.

“A woman who had suffered serious injuries was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham on blue lights.”

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