Casualty given oxygen therapy after Wem house fire

By Mat Growcott | Wem | News | Published:

A casualty was given oxygen therapy after being rescued by firefighters from a house blaze in Wem.

Fire engines at the scene of a fire at Walthamstow Mall on Selbourne Road, Walthamstow, east London. London Fire Brigade (LFB) have declared a major incident as more than 100 firefighters tackle a blaze at the east London shopping centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday July 22, 2019. See PA story FIRE Walthamstow. Photo credit should read: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire.

Three fire crews were sent to The Grove at about 6.50pm on Thursday. They were sent from Prees, Shrewsbury and Wem.

The alarm was raised after a fire broke out in the kitchen/dining area of the house.

Crews saved the person and used a hose reel jet and a covering jet to put out the blaze.

The casualty was then left in the care of the ambulance service.

Firefighters had made the area safe by about 7.15pm.

Mat Growcott

By Mat Growcott
Reporter - @MGrowcott_Star

Shropshire Star reporter

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