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Two men suffer burns after explosion in Northfield

Two men suffer burns after explosion in Northfield Two men suffer burns after explosion in Northfield
Updated: 10:58 am, May 07, 2015

TWO MEN have suffered serious burns after an explosion in Northfield last night (Sunday).

The incident happened about 8pm at the address in Aldersmead Road.

It is not known how the explosion occurred.

One man, who was in his 20s, was treated for burns to his back, neck, hands and arms and the other – who was in his 30s – suffered burns to his arm, head and back.

Both were given pain relief at the scene before being taken to Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

A third patient, who was in a nearby property, was treated at the scene, but did not need hospital treatment.

A West Midlands Ambulance spokesperson said two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, a senior ambulance officer, a

MERIT trauma doctor and the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team were sent to the scene.

The police and fire services were also in attendance.

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