Woman taken to hospital after Penkridge bungalow fire

By Annabal Bagdi | Penkridge | News | Published: | Last Updated:

A pensioner has been taken to hospital after a blaze engulfed two bungalows.

Crews from Staffordshire Fire Service were called to the scene

Firefighters rushed to the scene in Penkridge after reports of the fire in Orchard Crescent.

Two bungalows were discovered to be on fire when crews arrived, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said.

But firefighters are still unsure about the cause of the fire, which left an elderly woman needing oxygen from paramedics.

The fire service said she was taken to hospital for a 'precautionary check'.

It happened just after 5.45pm on Monday.

Crews from Cannock and Penkridge, as well as a team from Longton, were sent to the scene.

Tweeting on Monday evening, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Crews from Cannock Stafford and Penkridge are currently dealing with a property fire in Penkridge."

Annabal Bagdi

By Annabal Bagdi

Senior reporter based at head office in Wolverhampton. Get in touch on 01902 319 229 or at


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