Woman rescued from flat fire, Tettenhall Road, Wolves

Four crews tackled a fire where a woman was rescued from a 3rd storey flat using a ladder and smoke hood.

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Published on 23 May 2022
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Tettenhall Rd, Wolverhampton WV3 9NB, UK

Four crews were mobilised to reports of a fire in a 3rd floor flat on Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton at 00:53 on 23 May.

The incident, which involved a fire in the 3rd floor flat of a 3 storey terraced block, was dealt with by fire crews wearing breathing apparatus using 2 hose reel jets.

A woman who was on the 3rd floor was led to safety by our crews using a 9-metre ladder. A specialist smoke hood was used to protect the casualty while the rescue took place.

First aid was given by fire service personnel with the female casualty being handed over to West Midlands Ambulance crews, who also attended.

The fire was extinguished by around 1:49 and a thorough search of all adjacent flats took place, with all persons being accounted for.

Crews initially left the scene around 03:15 with a further revisit due to take place around 9am on 23 May.