BEEP Press Release 14th Nov 2016

On Saturday 12th November, a BEEP Fund Doctor from Penrith was called to the scene of a large fire in a block of sheltered housing. He attended along with NWAS paramedics, Police & Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service; sadly one elderly gentleman died at the scene but all the other residents were evacuated safely from the building & taken to Penrith Leisure Centre, where they were further assessed & treated by the BEEP Fund Dr. & Paramedics for smoke inhalation.