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Firefighters rescue man following fall on ship

London Gateway, Stanford Le Hope
03/12/2018 @ 11:46
Incident Number: 91188
In attendance: 1 x Orsett, 1 x Grays


Firefighters came to the assistance of a man who suffered a fall at an industrial site this morning.

The man, who fell around three metres from a floor onto a ship below, was initially left unable to move following an awkward landing.

Firefighters gained access to the ship and successfully lifted the man onto the deck below by 1.04pm, before leaving him in the care of the Ambulance Service's Hazardous Area Response Team.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

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