Birmingham flat fire: one dead and two injured
A woman has died and two men were taken to hospital following a fire at a flat in Birmingham.
Fire, police and ambulance crews were called to a ground floor flat at Sycamore Court in Buxton Road, Erdington, at 0830 BST on Tuesday.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said an elderly woman died as a result of the fire.
He added a man in his 50s was treated for smoke inhalation and a man in his 60s suffered chest pain.
The man in his 50s was brought out of the property by firefighters while the man in his 60s, though to be a relative, arrived at the scene after the incident.
Both men were treated by ambulance staff and transferred to Good Hope Hospital.