Time Incident Posted: 15:25

Incident Date: 17/11/2019

Incident Location: Church Street Market Harborough

Incident Number: 17783

Incident Type: Rescue From Height

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:14

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Market Harborough, Aerial Ladder Platform from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from the scene reporting that their Cherry Picker had malfunctioned whilst being utilised to put up Christmas lights. Cherry Picker could not be lowered and one male was stuck approx 7metres off the ground.
Assistance message followed for the Aerial ladder Platform.
STOP confirmed one male rescued with the use of the Aerial Ladder Platform. Council representative in attendance arranging recovery of vehicle

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