Firefighters rescue man after deliberate fire outside his Garretts Green flat

Three fire crews respond to Thursday night blaze



Published on 2 December 2022
This incident is closed

Sheldon Heath Road, Birmingham, UK

Firefighters rescued a man from his second-floor flat, after rubbish was deliberately set alight on the landing outside.

Crews from Sheldon, Ward End and Solihull fire stations responded to a three-storey block in Sheldon Heath Road, Garretts Green at 7.37pm on Thursday night (1 Dec).

They wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel to extinguish the fire, which smoke-logged the entire second floor.

The rescued man was checked over at the scene by the ambulance service.

Our crews had left the scene by 11.15pm.

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