The house in Cateswell Road, Springfield,
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Woman dead and five hurt in Birmingham blaze

A woman has died and five other people have been injured in a house fire in Birmingham.

The blaze ripped through the house at Cateswell Road, Springfield, at about 05:00 BST.

The woman in her 50s died at the scene. A 16-year-old girl who suffered approximately 70% burns is in a critical condition in hospital.

A 26-year-old woman suffered serious burns, while two other women, believed to be aged 27 and 29, and a 55-year-old-man were also taken to hospital.

  • 17 Apr 2013