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Injured man rescued from 10ft walkway

High Street, Mistley
05/02/2018 @ 07:53
Incident Number: 71558
In attendance: 2 x Colchester, 1 x USAR


Firefighters and specialist crews from our Urban Search and Rescue team were called to help rescue a man who had fallen and injured himself inside a large warehouse building in Mistley.

The man had fallen down a ladder onto a walkway which was approximately 10 foot from the ground.

The casualty was assessed by the HART team and placed onto a stretcher. Crews used rescue ropes to carefully lowered him down to ground level.

The casualty was left in the care of the Ambulance Service at 9:10am.

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