A 25 year old woman jumped from a first floor window to escape from a fire in a Northfield house this afternoon.
West Midlands Fire Service reported that two people managed to get themselves out of the property in Bangham Pit Road following a ground floor fire. Two fire crews, from Northfield and Woodgate, used breathing apparatus and hose reels to control the blaze.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Bangham Pit Road in Northfield at around 3.30pm. A spokeswoman said: “A woman, believed to be 25 years old, had reportedly jumped from a 1st floor window to escape the house fire and had landed on concrete.
“Crews immediately began to assess her. The woman had severe back pain and was suffering from smoke inhalation. Crews administered pain relief and oxygen therapy before she was immobilised fully with a neck collar and spinal board.
“Once stabilised, the woman was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”