Emergency services called as firefighters tackle blaze at Sheldon flat

Emergency services were called to the fire during the early hours of Wednesday morning

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a flat in Sheldon this morning (11 May).

Emergency services were called to the junction of Salcombe Avenue and Cranes Park Road just after 3pm after a fire broke out in a flat.

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Emergency services responded to a fire in Sheldon this morning

A tweet from the fire service, read: “We have 8 appliances and a Hydraulic platform currently at a fire in Sheldon.

“First appliances were on scene within 3 minutes. Assertive firefighting meant this incident was brought under control quickly.”

A statement from the West Midlands Ambulance Service, read:“We were called by the fire service at 3:06am to a fire at a flat on the junction of Salcombe Avenue and Cranes Park Road.

“We sent one ambulance, two paramedic officers, the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic.

“We assessed one patient who was discharged on scene.”

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