Birmingham & Black Country

Woman dies in Birmingham house fire

A woman has died in a house fire in Birmingham.

The fire broke out in a bedroom of a property in Mears Drive in Stechford on Thursday night. About 14 firefighters were attended.

The 55-year-old was found inside the house but confirmed dead at scene from the effects of smoke inhalation.

One man suffered a leg injury and was taken to hospital, while two others also suffered smoke inhalation. Fire investigators have been at the scene.

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