Man seriously injured in Biddulph house fire

Photo: Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

A man in his 70s has suffered serious injuries after a house fire in Staffordshire.

Emergency services were called to a bungalow on Highfield Place in Biddulph around 11:10am this morning (13 May).

Fire crews from Biddulph, Sandyford and Kidsgrove attended and used one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus to put out the blaze.

The Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, a land ambulance, paramedic officer and BASICS doctor attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival we discovered one patient, a man, in a serious condition.

“He was treated for multiple serious injuries by crews at the scene before being taken on blue lights and sirens to Royal Stoke Hospital for further treatment.

"The air crew travelled with colleagues on the land ambulance to continue treatment on route to hospital.”

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service say an investigation into the blaze is currently taking place.

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