Time Incident Posted: 17:19

Incident Date: 29/10/2016

Incident Location: Fielding Palmer Cottage Hospital, Gilmorton road, Lutterworth

Incident Number: 15983

Incident Type: removal of plaster cast from swollen arm

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:46

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 17:20


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: call received from hospital staff to assist with removal of plaster cast from elderly males swollen arm.

Updated Incident Information: informative message 17:00 - 1 x 93 year old male with plaster cast on his arm, plaster cast is compromising his circulation. attempts being made by fire service to remove cast using small gear.

STOP message 17:16 - Male released from arm cast using small gear and stanley blades, casualty handed back to onsite medical staff.

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