House fire near Rugeley Road

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a house fire at an address off Rugeley Road, Hazelslade at 12:29am on Friday 1 October.

Two pumps from Cannock employed offensive tactics on arrival to the scene. The fire was situated in the bathroom of the first floor, which crews managed to extinguish at 1:00am.

A woman was administered oxygen at the scene due to smoke inhalation, and was later taken by ambulance to Walsall Manor Hospital. A man was also taken to hospital for precautionary checks.

They were discharged from hospital at 3:35pm the same day.

An investigation into the cause is currently ongoing.