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Girl released from railings

Colchester Road, Wakes Colne
28/09/2019 @ 13:42
Incident Number: 109969
In attendance: 2 x Colchester


Crews were called to Colchester Road, Wakes Colne, after a young girl slipped and fell on to metal railings. 

On arrival firefighters reported that the girl was impaled on the railings.

Station Manager Dan Partridge, Colchester Fire Station, said:

"Today's incident involved great team work between fire crews, paramedics and the Air Ambulance. 

"Our crews were able to cut the railings and carefully to release the casualty to enable the Ambulance Service to attend to her and the Air Ambulance to quickly transport her from the scene."

The casualty was left in the care of the Ambulance Service at 2.15pm.

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