A MAN had to have care from the ambulance service after a fire at his home in Redditch this afternoon (Sunday, June 18).

Emergency services – including Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, West Midlands Fire Service and West Midlands Ambulance Service – were called to the incident in the Hollywood area of the town at about 12.12pm.

A male occupant of the house was left in the care of the ambulance service following the discovery of the fire which was caused by cooking.