Time Incident Posted: 10:05

Incident Date: 12/09/2018

Incident Location: Church Street, Burbage

Incident Number: 13276

Incident Type: Rescue from height

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:08

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Hinckley, Rope Rescue Unit from Southern and Aerial Ladder Platform from Birstall.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager Crowe

Time Incident Closed: 10:22

Damage: n/a

Believed Cause: n/a

Initial Information: Call received requesting assistance with a male with a suspected broken leg stuck two storeys high on scaffolding. Rope Rescue Unit and a Fire Appliance were mobilised. On arrival crews requested the Aerial Ladder Platform to assist with the rescue. Ambulance attended to assess casualty. Police attended for traffic management.

Updated Incident Information: Male lowered to the ground via Aerial Ladder Platform and in the care of the Ambulance Service. Ambulance will convey casualty to George Elliot Hospital.

Public Statement Issued:


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